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Pollinator Week, June 19–25, 2017: Bee Knowledgeable!

bumble bee final

Bees are the most important pollinators of California agriculture—helping us grow field crops, fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Honey bees receive most of the credit for crop pollination, but many...

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 1:52 PM
  • Author: Stephanie Parreira, UC Statewide IPM Program

Memorial Service Set for Larry Godfrey June 7, UCD Campus

Larry Godfrey, 1956-2017

DAVIS--A memorial for UC Cooperative Extension entomologist Larry Godfrey, a 26-year member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty, is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m.,...

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:57 AM

2017 Field Day Big Success - Handouts now available

Brad Hanson, Birgit Puschne, Joe DiTomaso Discuss Poisonous Weeds

Balmy afternoon at 74 degrees, mild breeze - what better day for a hay ride to learn about alfalfa & forage crops. Participants, 2017 Grains/Alfalfa Field Day, May 11, 2017. We had a great...

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:33 PM

New Pest Management Guidelines for Alfalfa - Revised & Updated

HarvestingAlfalfa-Central Valley of California

Newly-revised Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Guidelines for alfalfa have been published and now available on-line with new sections, videos, and decision support tools.   These cover all...

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 1:57 PM

Common leaf spot in alfalfa is common this year

Field in Yolo County damaged by common leaf spot, May 2017.

Why do my alfalfa leaves look spotty?? Common leaf spot (Pseudopeziza medicaginis) has been very common in some alfalfa fields this spring due to our wet weather! Symptoms include small circular,...

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:35 AM
Tags: alfalfa (24), common leaf spot (1)

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