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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 (9)

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...

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 10:27 AM
Tags: agric (2), frost (1), smallgrains (1), wheat (4)

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...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:08 PM
Tags: Field Crops (5), meeting (4), presentations (1)

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...

Field Crops Meeting Agenda
Field Crops Meeting Agenda

Rice Grower Meetings Agenda
Rice Grower Meetings Agenda

Plant and Soil Conference Information
Plant and Soil Conference Information

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 11:12 AM

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...

Posted on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 1:31 PM
Tags: grain (3), seeding rates (2), sorghum (7)

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