Sacramento Valley Field Crops
Results from all fall-planted 2017-2018 UC Statewide Small Grain Variety Testing Program trials are now available on the UC Small Grains website: http://smallgrains.ucanr.edu/Variety/. These include fall-planted common wheat, durum wheat, triticale and...
Several new University of California forage oat varieties have been developed by Dr. Cal Qualset, Small Grains program, UC Davis recently. These are generally grown together in hay mixtures (e.g. a mix of oats, barley, and wheat), or as a...
Sorghum is grown in California as a high yielding, drought resistant, low input forage and grain crop. However, it's been bugged lately. Last month, a sorghum field in Yolo County and fields throughout the Central Valley were infested with sugarcane...
The most up-to-date results from the 2017-18 UC Small Grain Variety Testing Program trials as well as trials from previous seasons can be found at the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center Small Grains websites. There are two interactive sites...
As comedian Rodney Dangerfield used to say: “I don't get no respect”! Forgive the double negative, but farmers and supporters of our lowly alfalfa and grass crops seem like they have the same complaint. Consider a few basic facts: Hay...
Sarah Light, Area CE Agronomy Advisor
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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.