Foothill Farming
University of California
Foothill Farming

List of Publications — UCCE Placer and Nevada Counties

OSA 145C Farm and Ranch Rules and Regulations Checklist 17OSA 145C Farm and Ranch Rules and Regulations Checklist 17OSA 145C Farm and Ranch Rules and Regulations Checklist 17These publications have been created by UC Cooperative Extension to provide foothill-appropriate information on agricultural production, marketing, and farm economics. Crop specific publications provide information on production techniques as well as common concerns for farmers.

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Citrus
Tree Fruit and Berries
Flowers
Vegetables
Grapes
Soil and Water Management
Marketing and Information Resources
Pest Management
Protected Cultivation
Equipment
Business
For Consumers

 



Catalog # Title Download
Citrus
31-006C Citrus Pest Identification
Visual guide to citrus pests in our region.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-007C Strategies for Reducing Water Use in Citrus Free Download (PDF) 2014
Cindy Fake
31-008C Pruning Citrus
Information on pruning tools and techniques.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake
31-009C Managing California Red Scale
Identification, monitoring, and management options.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-010C Citrus Nurseries in California
List of nurseries, products available, and contact information.
Free Download (PDF) 2016
Cindy Fake
31-011C Fertilizing Citrus in the Foothills
Guide for analysis and application of essential nutrients for citrus production.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-012C Mandarin and Citrus Information on the Internet
Links to information on commercial production, species and cultivars, nutrition, pest management, and more.
Free Download (PDF) 2016
Cindy Fake
31-013C Citrus Pest Management
Identification and management of Citricola Scale, Cottony Cushion Scale, California Red Scale, Thrips, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bacterial Blast, Brown Rot.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Luci Wilson, Cindy Fake
31-014C Citrus Tissue Sampling
Citrus leaf analysis significance and instructions.

Free Download (PDF) 2010
Cindy Fake

31-015C Avoiding Cold Damage to Citrus
Strategies to minimize frost damage to citrus orchards, young trees, and fruit.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
31-017C Mandarin Fruit Quality
Information on fruit quality factors; management, harvest, sorting, and packing practices.
Free Download (PDF) 2010
Cindy Fake, Steve Pilz
31-018C Growing Citrus in the Foothills
Information on site selection, soil conditions and preparation, stock selection, planting, and management.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
31-019C Citrus Scale in the Foothills
Comparison of Scale Pest Species in Foothill Citrus.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-111 A Mandarin by Any Other Name

Free Download
(PDF)
Cindy Fake

Tree Fruit And Berries
31-020C Resources on Apple Production
List of web and print resources for apple production.
Free Download (PDF) 2010
Cindy Fake
31-022C Orchard Pest Management
Identification and management of Peach Leaf Curl, Brown Rot, Fire Blight, Spotted Wing Drosophila, Peach Twig Borer, Codling Moth, and Oriental Fruit Moth.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake, Luci Wilson
31-023C Best Management Practices for Copper
Copper uses and alternatives.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-024C Berry Information
Information and resources on berry crops.

Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
Flowers
31-030C Resources on Lavender Production
Information and links on lavender production.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
31-031C Resources for Cut Flower Production
Production information for cut flowers, including Lavender, Lilacs, and Peonies.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
31-032C Lavender Plant & Seed Sources
List of plant and seed sources, products available, and contact information.
Free Download (PDF) 2008 Cindy Fake
31-033C Resources for Christmas Tree Production
Links and resources for growing, pest management, economics and marketing, and trade associations.

Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
31-034C
Practical Post-Harvest Handling of Cut Flowers
Best practices for harvesting and handling cut flowers to ensure quality and extend vase-life.
Free Download (PDF) 2015 Cindy Fake, Molly Nakahara
Vegetables
31-040C Managing Blossom End Rot
Includes information on symptoms, causes, and management.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
31-041C Organic & Untreated Seed Sources
List of seed sources and contact information.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-042C Estimating Crop Yields & Planting Schedule
Tools and resources for estimating crop yields, planting date calculation, and CSA crop planning and calculation.
Free Download (PDF) 2014
Cindy Fake, Vanessa Reed
31-043C Vegetable Characteristics
Information on optimum temperatures, rooting depths, and general planting guidelines for vegetable varieties.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
31-044C Vegetable Plant families
Information on plant families; their descriptions and cultural characteristics.

Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
Grapes
31-050C Importing Grape Planting Stock into Placer and Nevada Counties
Overview of regulations and diseases to consider when planting grape vines.
Free Download (PDF) 2014
Cindy Fake
31-051C Vine Mealybug Alert for Grape Growers
Information on Vine mealybug (VMB) in California.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
31-053C Growing Grapes in Placer and Nevada Counties
This publication includes information on soil testing, varieties and rootstocks, quarantines, and education and resources.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
31-054C Internet Resources on Grape Growing
Links to information on production, soil testing, classes, and more.
Free Download (PDF) 2009
Cindy Fake
31-055C Powdery Mildew in Winegrapes
Key points in Powdery Mildew management.

Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-056C Strategies for Reducing Water Use in Grapevines


Free Download (PDF) 2014
Cindy Fake
Soil and Water Management
31-070C Foothill Hedgerow Species List
Hedgerow options and specifications including trees, shrubs, perennials, and grasses.

Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake, James Dumas

31-071C Cover Crops for the Foothills
Cover crop uses, options and specifications.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake, James Dumas
31-072C Organic Amendments
Includes a table of organic amendments and nutrient analysis.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cheryl Buckwalter, Cindy Fake
31-073C Suppliers of Native Plants and Seeds for Hedgerows
List of sources, products, and contact information.
Free Download (PDF) 2007
Cindy Fake
31-074C Soil Analysis
Why and how to do a soil analysis. Includes information on nearby soil labs.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-075C BMPs for Water Quality
This publication offers an overview of best management practices for water quality.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake
31-078C Strategies for Reducing Water Use and Crop Stress
Information on perennial and vegetable crops, drought management, and critical periods for water stress in various crops.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-079C Compost & Manure Food Safety & Compost Recipe
Composting guidelines and recipe.

Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake, Kevin Marini
31-080C Nitrogen Best Management Practices
Nitrogen application guidelines.
Free Download (PDF) 2016
Cindy Fake
Marketing and Information Resources
31-090C Internet Resources on Costs of Production
Information on production costs for greenhouse production, nursery crops, and vegetable and fruit crops.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Cindy Fake
31-091C Internet Information Resources for New Growers
This information will help you make informed decisions about what to grow, how to grow it, and how to market it.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-092C Internet Resources on Organic Farming
Organic production information and resources.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-093C Getting Started as a Direct Market Grower
Includes information on planning and market research, assessing your resources, crop selection, and business planning.
Free Download (PDF) 2015
Cindy Fake
31-094C Ag-related Community Resources
Organizations that serve agriculture in Placer & Nevada Counties.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-095C Market Windows of Opportunity
How to take advantage of market windows.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake
31-097C Tips for Farmers' Market Success
Useful tips on product, signage, display, and customer interaction.
Free Download (PDF) 2011
Claudia Smith, Cindy Fake
31-098C Local Market Wishlist
These products are needed in various markets in Placer and Nevada Counties, including Certified Farmers' Markets, produce stores, independent grocers, and other sales outlets.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-100C Marketing Resources
Useful publications and information on marketing.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Trina Filan, Cindy Fake
Pest Management
31-110C Identifying Insects
Illustrated guide to identification of natural enemies and pest insects.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-111C California Biocontrol Suppliers
List of biocontrol sources, products, and contact information.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-112C Resources for Vegetable Pest Management
List of online and print resources.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Anna Van Zuuk, Cindy Fake
31-113C Integrated Pest Management Basics
An ecosystem-based strategy that focuses on long-term prevention of pests using a combination of cultural, biological, physical, and chemical techniques.

Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
Protected Cultivation
31-120C Greenhouse and High Tunnel Resources
Internet resources on high tunnel and greenhouse production, management, IPM, economics, and marketing.

Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake
Equipment
31-130C Small Farm Equipment Resources
Online, print, and periodical resources for equipment selection, buying, and maintenance.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Anna Van Zuuk, Cindy Fake
31-131C Sources for Used Farm Equipment
Places where you can buy, sell, or indicate interest in various pieces of farm equipment. Most of these sites are specific to California but some countrywide sites may be useful.

Free Download (PDF) 2012
Anna Van Zuuk, Cindy Fake
Business
31-140C Farm Operations Planning
Steps to help you inventory where you are now and project where you need to be in order to be successful.
Free Download (PDF) 2012
Cindy Fake
31-141C Farm Risk Management
Provided here are resources and information to help you effectively assess and manage the complex mixture of risks and opportunities facing your operation.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Trina Filan, Cindy Fake
31-142C Farming in Challenging Economic Times
Covers key strategies to improve your bottom line and to outline a farm business plan.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake
31-143C Elements of a Farm Business Plan
Understanding that farming is a business is the first step on the path to success. A business plan is the next step. This publication walks you through the process of developing a solid farm business plan.
Free Download (PDF)
Cindy Fake
31-144C 10 Keys to a Successful Farm Business Free Download (PDF)
Cindy Fake
31-145C

Farm and Ranch Rules & Regulations Checklist
A helpful checklist of rules and requirements, from licensing and insurance to labeling, food safety, and marketing of various crops and livestock.

Free Download (PDF) 2017
Deena Miller & Cindy Fake
For Consumers
31-111 A Mandarin by Any Other Name
This publication offers interesting information on the history of the mandarin, mandarin types, and the difference between mandarins and tangarines.
Free Download (PDF)
Cindy Fake
31-168 Vegetable Plant Families
Information on plant families; their descriptions and cultural characteristics.
Free Download (PDF) 2008
Cindy Fake
  What's In Season?
A handy pocket guide to finding and buying seasonal produce in Placer and Nevada Counties.
Free Download (PDF) 2013
Cindy Fake, Leda McDaniel, Julia Boorinakis Harper


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