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2017 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Presentations Now Available On-Line

As the alfalfa hay harvest season wraps up and we get in gear to attend the November 2017 Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium in Reno, NV, we're making the presentations and handouts from the 2017...

Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Tags: Alfalfa (6), Corn (1), Fertility (2), forage (3), IPM (11), Irrigation (2), Sorghum (3)

Be on the lookout for sugarcane aphid this summer

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Last year many forage sorghum fields were heavily infested and damaged by Sugarcane Aphid (SCA) (Figure 1) – Melanaphis sacchari – feeding. Most calls came in around early July of 2016...

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Posted on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 3:01 PM
Tags: IPM (11), Pest Mangement (1), Sorghum (3), Sugarcane Aphid (1)

Flea beetles - A nuisance in early-planted, San Joaquin Valley small grains

Flea beetle on wheat seedling

PCA's and field scouts, be on the lookout with your hand lenses this late fall for flea beetles in recently emerged small grains that are planted near forage sorghum fields. Check sorghum fields as...

Adult Pale-striped Flea Beetle
Adult Pale-striped Flea Beetle

Close-up of adult Pale-striped flea beetle

Flea beetle enlarged femur
Flea beetle enlarged femur

View of enlarged femur of adult flea beetle

Flea beetle on wheat seedling
Flea beetle on wheat seedling

Adult flea beetle on wheat seedling leaf and associated feeding damage.

Flea beetle feeding damage to edge of wheat field
Flea beetle feeding damage to edge of wheat field

Stand loss at edge of recently emerged wheat field from flea beetle feeding

Early flea beetle feeding damage on wheat seedlings
Early flea beetle feeding damage on wheat seedlings

Early damaged wheat seedlings from flea beetle feeding

Later flea beetle feeding damage on wheat seedlings
Later flea beetle feeding damage on wheat seedlings

Later damaged wheat seedlings from flea beetle feeding

Posted on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00 AM
Tags: flea beetle (1), forage (3), IPM (11), sorghum (3), wheat (1)

Alfalfa and Forage Field Day at KARE in Parlier on September 14, 2016

Join us at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center for a half day of demonstrations and education on managing pertinent issues in alfalfa and forage production in the San Joaquin...

Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 2:50 PM
Tags: alfalfa (6), fertility (2), forage (3), IPM (11), irrigation (2), production (1)

The blue alfalfa aphid: A continuing problem into 2015

BAA across the state

Basic background and biology of the blue alfalfa aphid: The blue alfalfa aphid (Acyrthosiphon kondoi Shinji) was first identified by entomologists in the spring of 1975 in the Imperial Valley of...

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 12:13 PM
  • Author: Vonny M. Barlow
Tags: Alfalfa (6), blue alfalfa aphid (2), IPM (11)

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