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2018 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day: Presentations now available

This year's Alfalfa and Forage Field Day held on September 19, 2018 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, CA, was another success. The presentations and handouts from that day are now available on the University of...

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:10 PM
Tags: AgRIC (39), Alfalfa (34), Forage Crops (3), IPM (11)

Newly Revised UCANR Cost and Return Study for Hybrid Sunflower Seed Production

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The UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Agricultural Issues Center (UC ANR) has released a study on the costs and returns of producing sunflowers for hybrid seed in the Sacramento Valley. Although acreage is relatively small (about 50,000 acres),...

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 10:07 AM

DPR license and certificate holders: Renew early! Get those last-minute hours with help from UC IPM

The CA Alfalfa Symposium is scheduled for late November and offers an excellent opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) hours for DPR licenses and certificates. Visit https://alfalfa.ucdavis.edu/# for details about this event. If you...

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:25 AM

DPR license and certificate holders: Renew early! Get those last-minute hours with help from UC IPM

Learn about opportunities to receive continuing education hours. October is upon us and before you know it, we'll be wrapped up in the busy holiday season. If you hold a license or certificate from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)...

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 5:20 PM
  • Author: Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program
Tags: DPR Certification (1), IPM (11)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Cover Crop Management in Annual Farming Systems

Winter rye cover crop being rolled ahead of incorporation and field prep for summer crop. Photo: Jeff Mitchell.

Fall is the time to plant your winter cover crops. The impact of cover crops can be variable, depending on plant variety and management practices. Choosing the right cover crop is important and deciding what to plant will depend on your on-farm...

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 4:52 PM

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