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  • Soil pH Reduction with Organic Amendments

    Added February 23, 2017
    lemon waste

    Soil pH along most of the California coast north of Los Angeles ranges between 7.3 and 8, which is generally higher than many edible and ornamental plants prefer.  In some cases, availability of micronutrients such as iron is severely limited in...

  • Elderberry as a New Crop

    Added February 21, 2017
    elderberries-2

    An increasingly sought after health product are the fruit and flowers of elderberry – Sambucus mexicana. It is a nutraceutical which has more antioxidants than other dark fruit like blackberry and pomegranate. It's a California native, but it is...

  • Herbicide resistant weeds in California

    Added February 17, 2017

    Dear Weed Managers Wednesday Feb. 15 of this week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) hosted a 4 hour listening session at the Tulare UCCE office conference room. In attendance were growers, consultants, ag industry personnel and university...

  • California Ag Statistics for Review

    Added February 17, 2017
    Ca drought

    The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has released the 2015-2016 California Agricultural Statistics Review. The Review provides an overview of the state's agricultural statistics and weather highlights, as well as county-specific and...

  • Impact of Controlling Yellow Starthistle on Watershed Runoff and Groundwater Levels

    Added February 16, 2017
    photo of site

    Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) (YST) is the most pervasive invasive and noxious weed in California. Previous work showed that YST uses substantially more water than forage annual grasses it typically displaces. Soil moisture was 20% higher...

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Combined Blogs

Soil pH Reduction with Organic Amendments
Posted 2/23/2017 - Soil pH along most of the California coast north of Los Angeles ranges between 7.3 and 8, which is generally higher than many edible and ornamental plants prefer.  In some cases, availability of micronutrients such as iron is severely limited in...

Elderberry as a New Crop
Posted 2/21/2017 - An increasingly sought after health product are the fruit and flowers of elderberry – Sambucus mexicana. It is a nutraceutical which has more antioxidants than other dark fruit like blackberry and pomegranate. It's a California native, but it is...

Herbicide resistant weeds in California
Posted 2/17/2017 - Dear Weed Managers Wednesday Feb. 15 of this week the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) hosted a 4 hour listening session at the Tulare UCCE office conference room. In attendance were growers, consultants, ag industry personnel and university...

California Ag Statistics for Review
Posted 2/17/2017 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has released the 2015-2016 California Agricultural Statistics Review. The Review provides an overview of the state's agricultural statistics and weather highlights, as well as county-specific and...

Impact of Controlling Yellow Starthistle on Watershed Runoff and Groundwater Levels
Posted 2/16/2017 - Yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) (YST) is the most pervasive invasive and noxious weed in California. Previous work showed that YST uses substantially more water than forage annual grasses it typically displaces. Soil moisture was 20% higher...

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