Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator
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Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator

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Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator

While UCCE was training and graduating beginning farmers and ranchers over three years (2012-2014), we were also researching and getting trained ourselves, on how to create a “farm business incubator” – considered to be the next step for farmers and ranchers, that will propel them to success.

 
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UC Davis Horse Day October 22, 2016

UCD Horse day2016

The Annual UC Davis Horse Day is right around the corner!  Be sure to register before October 7th to receive the discounted rate: http://animalscience.ucdavis.edu/events/horse-day   If you have a group of 10 or more, please email Kathryn at knraley@ucdavis.edu for further information.    

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2:16 PM
Tags: Horses (1)

First report of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana, Isaria fumosorosea, and Metarhizium brunneum promoting the growth and health of cabbage plants growing under water stress

Mycorrhizae-Surendra Dara

Entomopathogenic fungi such as Beauveria bassiana (commercial formulations, BotaniGard and Mycotrol), Isaria fumosorosea (NoFly and Pfr-97), and Metarhizium brunneum (Met52) are primarily used for controlling arthropod pests.  Research in the recent years evaluated their endophytic (colonizing plant tissues) and mycorrhiza-like (associated with roots) relationship with plants and potential...

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Coping with Drought on California Rangelands Publication

Announcement reprinted from California Wool Growers' Association newsletter. I was part of the team and it reflects input from Mendocino and Lake County ranchers as well as the rest of the state.   California has experienced five large-scale, multiyear droughts since 1960; however, the current event is considered the state's most severe drought in at least 500 years. Each year of the...

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Tags: 5-year drought (1), cattle (5), drought (4), drought strategies (1), goats (7), rangeland (5), sheep (11)
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