Curt Pierce

Area Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension Glenn County
821 E. South Street
Orland, CA 95963
530-865-1153
calpierce@ucanr.edu Create VCard

Also in:
Colusa County
Tehama County
Shasta County
Shasta-Lassen Office

Education

Ph.D. Plant and Environmental Science, New Mexico State University. 2021
B.Sc. Agriculture and Community Development, New Mexico State University. 2016

Discipline

Horticulture

Specialty

Precision irrigation and drought mitigation strategies for tree crops

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Mokari, Esmaiil; Samani, Zohrab; Heerema, Richard; Dehghan-Niri, Ehsan; Dubois, David; Ward, Frank; Pierce, Curt (2022). Development of a new UAV-thermal imaging based model for estimating pecan evapotranspiration. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 194.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Pierce, C.; Reyes, C. (2023). Plant cover crops now to prepare for another wet winter. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source Website. September 12.

  • Hasey, J.; Milliron, L.; Hanson, B.; Pierce, C.; Gyawaly, S.; Murdock, J.; Goodrich, B. (2023). 2022 Sample Costs to Establish and Produce English Walnuts In the Sacramento Valley. March.
  • Pierce, C.; Milliron, L. (2023). March Walnut Tasks. Pacific Nut Producer. 29:3.
  • Pierce, C. (2023). Vegetation for Infiltration. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. February.
  • Niederholzer, F; Pierce, C. (2022). Almond Orchard Management Considerations - March & April. Sacramento Valley Almond News. March.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Jarvis-Shean, K.; Milliron, L.; Pierce, C. (2022). Fertilizing Almonds after a Frost. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source Website. May 18.
  • Pierce, C.; Milliron, L. (2022). Has It Been a Wet Winter? Sacramento Valley Orchard Source Website. February 24.
  • Niederholzer, F.; Jarvis-Shean, K.; Milliron, L.; Pierce, C. (2022). Irrigating Freeze Damaged Almonds in a Drought. Sacramento Valley Orchard Source Website. May 11.
  • Pierce, C. (2022). Late-season Irrigation Management in Prune. Sacramento Valley Prune Newsletter. August.
  • Pierce, C.; Milliron, L. (2022). Late-Season Irrigation Strategies for Almond. Glenn County Farm Bureau Newsletter. June.
  • Jarvis-Shean, K.; C., Pierce. (2022). Mid to Late-season Drought Strategies for Walnut Orchards. Sacramento Valley Walnut News. June.
  • Pierce, C. (2022). Vegetation for Infiltration. Sacramento Valley Almond News. December.
  • Pierce, C. (2020). Revisiting Drip Irrigation for New Mexico Pecans. West Coast Nut. July 10.
  • Pierce, C. A.; Stringam, B. L.; Heerema, R. J. (2019). "Assessing Water Use Efficiency in Field-Grown Pecans Under a Partial Root Zone Drying Irrigation Regime." Hortscience 54(9): S329-S329.

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