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2018 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Agenda

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The agenda for the annual Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day is set. Where: Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 S. Riverbend Ave.; Parlier, CA 93648 When: Wednesday,...

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Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 3:44 PM
Tags: AgRIC (8), Alfalfa (4), field crops (1), field day (1), Forage Crops (1)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

What to do with those tough to control perennial weeds in established alfalfa?

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The old saying, “Everything's fine until it's not,” comes to mind when dealing with some tough to control perennial weeds in alfalfa production during the summertime. Such was the case...

Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 3:52 PM
Tags: AgRIC (8), alfalfa (4), herbicide (1), WeedRIC (1), weeds (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Home is where the habitat is: This Earth Day, consider installing insectary plants

Help the environment this Earth Day, which falls on Sunday April 22 this year, by installing insectary plants! These plants attract natural enemies such as lady beetles, lacewings, and parasitic...

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 1:50 PM
  • Author: Stephanie Parreira, UC Statewide IPM Program
Tags: agric (8)

Spiny buttercup: A toxic weed and host for tomato spotted wilt virus

Buttercup infected with tomato spotted wilt virus.

Spiny buttercup (Ranunculus muricatus) is a non-native plant, that is fairly common, especially in wet areas such as meadows. We also find it in crops, including orchards, pastures, and cereal...

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 7:50 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Key to managing springtime weeds in seedling alfalfa stands: Patience

Weeds in seedling alfalfa.

Yikes, my weed control didn't work!  It's springtime and you're looking at your seedling alfalfa field that you planted late last fall. You have a great stand, but you're not quite satisfied...

Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:59 AM
  • Author: Rachael Freeman Long
  • Author: Mariano Galla
  • Author: Konrad Mathesius
  • Author: Sarah Light
  • Author: Dan Putnam
Tags: agric (8), alfalfa (4), seedling (1), weeds (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

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