Sacramento Valley Field Crops
This is the third post in a blog series focused on improving nitrogen (N) use efficiency in California small grains. This post discusses two hand-held devices that indicate plant N levels in small grains to help optimize fertilizer decisions. The tools...
This is our second in a series of blog posts on improving nitrogen (N) use efficiency in California small grains. This post focuses on the use of N-rich reference zones to assess in-season N status and make management decisions based on crop need. Our...
Due to the health concerns surrounding COVID-19, we had to cancel our annual field day that typically occurs in May at UC Davis. While there is no full replacement for seeing field trials in person, the UC small grains research and extension team has...
Measuring soil nitrogen (N) prior to fertilizing can improve N fertilizer management. The soil nitrate quick test is a simple and low-cost test. It provides a ballpark estimate of the soil nitrate-N concentration in the rootzone. Nitrate is a highly...
While most Californians are staying home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, California farmers, farmworkers and other agricultural professionals are out in the fields and packing houses working to produce food. With increased demand for...
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Author - County Director, Sutter and Yuba Counties and CE Rice and Wild Rice AdvisorBy Pamela Kan-Rice
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Sarah Light, Area CE Agronomy Advisor
142A Garden Hwy, Yuba City, CA 95991
(530) 822-7515 email@example.com
Sarah has been serving as the Agronomy Advisor in Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa Counties since 2017. She has a B.A. in Latin American Studies, a dual M.S. in Soil Science and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University, and is fluent in Spanish.