This article “Evaluation of insecticides and application methods to protect onions from onion maggot, Delia antiqua, and seedcorn maggot, Delia platura, damage” was recently published in the Crop Protection Journal. A free copy of the article can be downloaded using the associated link until December 14th.
Authors are Rob Wilson, IREC Director and Farm Advisor, Tulelake, CA; Steve Orloff, UCCE County Director and Farm Advisor, Yreka, CA; and Alan Taylor, Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
This research was supported by the California Garlic and Onion Research Advisory Board, Tulelake Onion Growers Association, and the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Download your free copy here: Evaluation of insecticides and application methods/span>
The newest edition of the California Weed Science Society Research Update and News has just been released. Included in this edition is the research report, "Weed Management in Tulelake Processing Onions."
The dust has settled after Field Day, and we at the Intermountain Research and Extension Center are back to harvesting, assisting researchers and compiling data. We would, however, like to thank all of the participants for making our UCCE Centennial and Field Day such a wonderful success! We hope to see you here next year!
We are a week away from the 2014 IREC Field Day and Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration! Click on the attached file for the complete agenda. We'll see you here on August 13!
We are pleased to introduce our newest IREC team member, Skyler Peterson, Staff Research Associate.
Skyler is a recent graduate of the Oregon Institute of Technology with a BA in Environmental Sciences. While at OIT, he participated in research projects including duck nesting surveys, soil moisture content as it relates to grain size with emphasis on willow regrowth, and avian botulism ecology.
Skyler grew up on a farm in the Tulelake area, and with his Dad has grown potatoes, onions, mint, barley, wheat and alfalfa, which are some of the crops that we work with here on the Center.
This combination of education, research and farming experience makes Skyler a great addition to our team. You can meet Skyler at the IREC Field Day on August 13. Shake his hand and say hi!