Delta Crops Resource Management
University of California
Delta Crops Resource Management

San Joaquin County and Delta Field Crops

  • Managing Water for Drought and Salinity - An Alfalfa Case Study

    Fig. 1 Managing Water for Drought and Salinity

    I presented the following information at the UC Davis Alfalfa Field Day last Thursday. Don't forget that UC Cooperative Extension will host a Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting on June 5th.   The 2012-2016 drought was one of the worst...

  • Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting

    UC Cooperative Extension will host a Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 9:30am to noon, on Staten Island in the San Joaquin County Delta. The agenda is pasted below and attached. The attached version includes a map...

  • UC Davis Small Grains and Alfalfa Field Day

    The annual UC Davis Small Grains and Alfalfa Field Day will take place on Thursday, May 17, 2017 at the Agronomy Field Headquarters (2400 Hutchison Drive, Davis, CA 95616). Registration opens at 7:30am, and lunch is provided between the small grains...

  • Getting Ready to Monitor Armyworms in Rice

    This year, with the help of Dow AgroSciences, UC farm advisors will increase the number of armyworm traps that they will monitor in rice fields. The idea is to give growers and PCAs more localized information so that they can have a better idea of what's...

  • Frost Injury in Wheat

    Fig. 1. Yellowing and tip burning of wheat from frost injury. (Photo courtesy of PCA.)

    I have received a couple inquiries from Pest Control Advisors about wheat that is showing leaf tip yellowing and burning (Fig. 1). Their suspicion is frost injury, and with the weather we have experienced over the last several weeks, their suspicion is...

Contact

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Ph.D Farm Advisor

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2101 E. Earhart Ave., Ste. 200 Stockton, CA 95206

(209) 953-6100 mmleinfeldermiles@ucanr.edu


About Michelle

Michelle grew up on a farm in San Joaquin County. She received her B.S. in Crop Science and Management from U.C. Davis and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Horticulture from Cornell University. At Cornell, her research focused on soil management in apple orchards. As the Delta farm advisor, she serves San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, and Contra Costa counties addressing crop production and water and soil quality.

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