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Painted lady butterflies on the move!

Painted lady butterfly eggs are laid singly on plants, including sunflower, a host of painted ladies.

Painted lady butterflies (Vanessa cardui) are dazzling us with color, but surprising us with sporadic finds of caterpillars on crops this year, including alfalfa, pistachio, walnuts, artichokes, and...

Posted on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 3:11 PM
Tags: #UCIPM (3), alfalfa (35)

Keep Common Groundsel Uncommon!

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As you're thinking about winter weed management in alfalfa production, keep in mind the need for common groundsel control. Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) is highly toxic to livestock at all growth...

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Tags: alfalfa (35), groundsel (2), weed (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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 (35), Forage Crops (3), IPM (12)

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 (10), Alfalfa (35), field crops (2), field day (2), Forage Crops (3)
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 (10), alfalfa (35), herbicide (2), WeedRIC (1), weeds (3)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

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