Email Print Site Map
Delta Crops Resource Management
University of California
Delta Crops Resource Management

San Joaquin County and Delta Field Crops

  • Field Crops Meeting Materials Posted to Web

    On Friday, January 12th, I hosted the annual SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting in Stockton, CA. The presentations from that meeting have now been posted to my website and are available here. Also available from my website are full reports of local...

  • Upcoming Meetings of Interest

    Happy New Year! Hopefully the holidays were a time to rest and revive. We now enter "meeting season". The new year brings several opportunities for continuing education, including UC Cooperative Extension grower meetings, the California Plant and Soil...

  • Sorghum Seeding Rate Trial Final Report

    Figure 1. Yield at 13 percent moisture of UCCE Delta sorghum seeding rate trial. There were no significant differences among treatments in 2016 (P = 0.1278) or 2017 (P = 0.2419).

    In recent years, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has augmented research efforts on growing grain and silage sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] in California. The purpose of the Delta Sorghum Seeding Rate...

  • SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting

    UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in Stockton (2101 E.Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA...

  • Delta Rice Recap 2017

    Figure 1. Armyworm bucket trap catches were highest in late June.

    The 2017 season was marked by weather extremes, including record winter rainfall and high summer temperatures. Despite those, Delta rice growers generally observed an average to above-average season. Total acreage for the Delta south of the Yolo Bypass...


Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Ph.D Farm Advisor


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

(209) 953-6100

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.

Webmaster Email: