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It’s time for DPR license and certificate holders to renew—get units via online courses from UC IPM
Posted 11/7/2017 - November has arrived, and before you know it we'll be ringing in 2018! For those who hold a license or certificate from the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and have a last name starting with the letter M through Z, this is your year to...

2017 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Presentations Now Available On-Line
Posted 10/24/2017 - As the alfalfa hay harvest season wraps up and we get in gear to attend the November 2017 Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium in Reno, NV, we're making the presentations and handouts from the 2017 Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day available. Click...

ExportTable2016 Alfalfa and Grass Hay Exports on Track for Another Dramatic Increase in 2017
Posted 10/16/2017 - The western hay industry is in the midst of another dramatic increase in hay exports in 2017, following similar increases in 2016 and 2015. Hay volumes have grown 56% and value increased 47% in the past 3 years (Figure 1). The dramatic rise of hay...

SteveOrloff Friends, Family, Industry Mourn Loss of Steve Orloff, UC Farm Advisor
Posted 10/10/2017 - Family and friends mourned the loss this week of Steve Orloff, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, who passed away October 3, 2017 from cancer. Steve Orloff advised many farmers, industry members and conducted research on many...

Alfalfa and Forage Field Day 2017
Posted 8/31/2017 - Mark your calendars and plan to attend the annual Alfalfa & Forage Field Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, CA on Wednesday September 20, 2017. DPR and CCA Continuing Education Credits have been...

Alfalfa Salinity References:

Salinity Management in Alfalfa Fields

South Delta Leaching Fractions Project Report Update


Alfalfa and Forage References:

Variety Trial Results

Alfalfa Fertilization

Co-existence of RR and Conventional Alfalfa Hay Fields


Agronomy RIC

Visit the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center (RIC) for more information on alfalfa and other agronomic crops.


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