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UC Davis Survey on Nitrogen Management

Nitrogen (N) fertilizers are widely used in California's agricultural systems to enhance efficiency and crop production, yet there is also growing concern around nitrogen losses from irrigated crop lands that have the potential to impact water quality....

2018 Digital Postcard UCD Nitrogen Survey
2018 Digital Postcard UCD Nitrogen Survey

Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 8:47 AM

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...

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:07 AM
Tags: alfalfa (12), drought (1), salinity (4), soil moisture (1), water (1)

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...

2018-6-5 Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting Agenda
2018-6-5 Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting Agenda

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 2:09 PM

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...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:39 AM

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...

Posted on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 3:49 PM
Tags: armyworm (5), rice (11)

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