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AGROpreneurship at Lindley ranch
Sonoma County Beginning Farmer and Rancher Training  Program 

The University of California Cooperative Extension in collaboration with Santa Rosa Junior College, Small Business Development Center, and the Latino Service Providers, will provide training and a full range of supportive tools and resources to beginning farmers and ranchers in Sonoma County.



Calculate Your VOC Emissions

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As summer continues to heat up, keep in mind that regulations remain in effect to reduce the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can be emitted into the atmosphere by pesticides and other harmful chemicals and contribute to the amount of ozone or smog in the environment.   Calculators from the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) that determine the VOC emissions from fumigant and...

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7:39 AM

Weed management with pendimethalin in Central Coast lettuce

20140403 Lettuce-Prowl trial at Betteravia

Lettuce field at Betteravia Farms, Santa Maria ABSTRACT Few herbicides are available for use in lettuce and more effective weed control tools are needed. Previous studies have found Prowl H2O (pendimethalin) to be safe to transplanted lettuce and effective on weeds that commonly infest lettuce fields. The study objective was to compare the safety and efficacy of pendimethalin applied to lettuce...

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 1:22 PM

Leslie Roache Accepts Position As UCCE Range Management Specialist!

Leslie Roche

UC Davis Rangeland Watershed Lab announced that Dr. Leslie Roche, formerly Lead Scientist at the Lab has accepted the offer from UC Davis Plant Sciences and UCCE as our new statewide Rangeland Management Specialist in Cooperative Extension. She formally joins the UC Davis Faculty September 1. “We had some serious competition to keep her here at UCD, and were lucky to do so,” says Dr....

Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 3:07 PM

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