Sacramento Valley Field Crops
DIAGNOSING A FIELD PROBLEM Can applications of Calcium (Ca) fertilizers improve plant nutrient uptake or improve soil properties in alfalfa fields? These questions were presented to us by an alfalfa grower in the Sacramento Valley of California where...
By Rachael Freeman Long
Author - Farm Advisor for Field Crops, Pest ManagementBy Daniel J Geisseler
Author - Cooperative Extension Specialist in Nutrient ManagementBy Roland D Meyer
Author - CE Soils Specialist EmeritusBy Daniel H. Putnam
Author - Cooperative Extension Specialist, Agronomist in the AES
The California Dry Bean Advisory Board is requesting applied research proposals for 2022. This commodity-based research request is sponsored by the California Dry Bean Marketing Order, under the guidance of CDFA (CA Dept Food & Ag). The...
We're off to a good start to the rainfall year! As farmers begin to turn attention to fall-planted small grains, be sure to check out UC's extension resources on the UC Small Grains Research and Information Center and the associated UC Small Grains Blog....
A new caterpillar pest was found infesting alfalfa fields in Imperial County. It was first observed in mid-September when pest control advisers brought it to our attention (Apurba Barman and Jon Palumbo). This pest has not been previously observed...
UC Davis and UC Cooperative Extension are excited to share newly developed tools that optimize nitrogen (N) fertilizer management in wheat and other small grains. The new tools and case studies illustrating how they've been applied in commercial settings...
By Taylor Nelsen
AuthorBy Konrad Mathesius
Author - Farm AdvisorBy Sarah Light
Author - Agronomy Farm AdvisorBy Giuliano C. Galdi
Author - Agronomy and Crops AdvisorBy Thomas Getts
Author - Weed Ecology and Cropping Systems Advisor
New Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter now available
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.