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2018 California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium

Birds foraging for insects and rodents in flood irrigated alfalfa. Photo: Capital Press.

Producing Healthy Forage Systems  November 27-28-29, 2018 Grand Sierra Resort, Reno Nevada Hay y'all, come join us for the California Alfalfa and Forage...

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 9:41 AM
Tags: #alfalfa (2), #ucipm (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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...

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:10 PM
Tags: AgRIC (10), Alfalfa (34), Forage Crops (3), IPM (12)

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....

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

New UC oat hay varieties show disease resistance and frost avoidance

Photo: Frost injury to Montezuma (left, Yolo Co.) when min temperatures were below 32F (28F-31F) for 5 days late February (CIMIS, Davis, CA 2018). Newer oat hay varieties (right) head out later, often avoiding frost injury.

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...

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 6:52 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Sugarcane Aphid - an Unwelcome Visitor to California's Central Valley


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...

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:25 PM

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