Using drones for summer worm control in alfalfa
Use of drones (UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles) for aerial application of pesticides in agricultural crops is becoming a reality. Drone technology provides an additional tool for growers to control pests and diseases on farms, supplementing traditional...
By Ken Giles
Author - ProfessorBy Xuan Liu
Author - Professor of BiochemistryBy Bill Reynolds
Cattle health concerns remain after wildfire passes
Adapted from Wildfire Aftermath: Beef Cattle Health Considerations, Russ Daly, DVM, South Dakota State University and Wildfire, Smoke and Livestock, John Madigan, David Wilson, Carolyn Stull, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California,...
By Theresa Becchetti
AuthorBy Sheila Barry
AuthorBy Gaby Maier
UC California Naturalist Program launches UC Climate Stewards
On July 7, 2020, we launched the first UC Climate Stewards Instructor Training with 17 instructors from 11 pilot partner organizations across the state. Due to COVID-19 restrictions on meeting in person, we turned our planned 3-day, in-person training...
By Sarah-Mae Nelson
Author - UC Climate Stewards Initiative Academic CoordinatorBy Brook Gamble
Editor - Community Education Specialist 3 (NorCal)
Fact sheet series provides critical information for school meal provision
The UC Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI) partnered with Stanford Medicine Department of Pediatrics to develop a series of fact sheets to support the provision of nutritious and sustainable school meals during the COVID-19...
New California blackeye varieties show resistance to cowpea aphid
Field trials in the Central Valley with two new varieties of blackeye beans, CB74 and CB77, show impressive resistance to cowpea aphids compared to standard CB46, CB5, and CB50 lines. Four varieties of blackeyes including CB46, CB77, CB74, and CB5 were...