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  • Herbicide resistance top issue for farmers, researchers

    Added July 21, 2014
    UC Davis weed scientist Lynn Sosnoskie prepares bindweed plants for herbicide research

    Here's an article by Todd Fitchette| Western Farm Press | July 17, 2014   Weed resistance issues are nothing new for university researchers and the farmers they advise. Nevertheless, science continues to partner with agriculture to find ways to...

  • Fuller Rose Beetle Management in the San Joaquin Valley

    Added July 21, 2014
    Fuller rose beetles are emerging

    At a recent meeting in Exeter, I discussed the Fuller rose beetle management plan for 2014.  Research from 2013 demonstrated that two insecticide treatments per season were better than one.  These treatments could be ground treatments or...

  • CAST paper: Benefits of Controlling Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Algae in the US

    Added July 21, 2014
    CAST commentary aquatic weeds July2014

    Link to a new publication from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST).  This CAST Commentary dated July 2014 is entitled "Benefits of Controlling Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Algae in the United States" and is authored by...

  • Herbicide symptomology photos from weed science workshop

    Added July 14, 2014

    Today, I thought I'd share a set of photos from a herbicide symptomology demonstration that I conducted in fall 2013 for our UC Weed Science School (next scheduled for fall 2015) and more recently in spring 2014 for a training session with other UC...

  • Final week for comment on UC Advisor and Specialist position proposals

    Added July 14, 2014
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    This post is a quick reminder that this is the last week for public comment on 123 proposed UC Cooperative Extension positions (closes July 21st).  The proposed positions are listed at this website and you can read the 2-page proposal and see any...

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Herbicide resistance top issue for farmers, researchers
Posted 7/21/2014 - Here's an article by Todd Fitchette| Western Farm Press | July 17, 2014   Weed resistance issues are nothing new for university researchers and the farmers they advise. Nevertheless, science continues to partner with agriculture to find ways to...

Fuller Rose Beetle Management in the San Joaquin Valley
Posted 7/21/2014 - At a recent meeting in Exeter, I discussed the Fuller rose beetle management plan for 2014.  Research from 2013 demonstrated that two insecticide treatments per season were better than one.  These treatments could be ground treatments or...

CAST paper: Benefits of Controlling Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Algae in the US
Posted 7/21/2014 - Link to a new publication from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST).  This CAST Commentary dated July 2014 is entitled "Benefits of Controlling Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Algae in the United States" and is authored by...

Herbicide symptomology photos from weed science workshop
Posted 7/14/2014 - Today, I thought I'd share a set of photos from a herbicide symptomology demonstration that I conducted in fall 2013 for our UC Weed Science School (next scheduled for fall 2015) and more recently in spring 2014 for a training session with other UC...

Final week for comment on UC Advisor and Specialist position proposals
Posted 7/14/2014 - This post is a quick reminder that this is the last week for public comment on 123 proposed UC Cooperative Extension positions (closes July 21st).  The proposed positions are listed at this website and you can read the 2-page proposal and see any...

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