The University of California Cooperative Extension and theColusa County Resource Conservation District are co-hosting a Virtual Field Day on March 24th from 10:00am-12:00pm. The event will focus on winter cover cropping in annual systems in the Sacramento Valley and topics will include a field tour of two current project sites, project findings from previous projects with both winter and summer cover crops, and information on cover crop variety selection and management. Registration is free but required for the Zoom link: http://ucanr.edu/sacvalleycovercrop
We hope you can join us! Contact Sarah Light
University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba-Colusa is holding a 3-hour pest management webinar on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 to provide pest management information and research updates on some of the major annual crops in the Sacramento Valley. The presentations are relevant to growers throughout California and are primarily focused on pest management of rice, field crops and processing tomatoes with a portion of the webinar devoted to updates on laws and regulation.
The December 9th webinar will feature an hour of rice presentations given by Luis Espino, Rice Farming Systems Advisor in Butte County and Whitney Brim-DeForest, Rice and Wild Rice Advisor in Sutter-Yuba...
- Author: Konrad Mathesius
Join UCCE's Grain Cropping Systems Specialist, Mark Lundy next week (11 a.m. on November 6th, 2020) for a presentation on nitrogen management in California Small Grains (hosted by the California Wheat Commission and Golden State Grains).
Dr. Lundy will review methods of measuring soil and plant nitrogen status. This will include some of the decision-making tools being developed by UC agronomists, and discuss methods and strategies for nitrogen management/ monitoring in California small grain rotations. Registration is free.
Join Via Zoom,
Meeting ID: 814 2728 8768 (link below)
University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba-Colusa is holding a series of webinars in September and October to provide research updates on some of the major crops in the Sacramento Valley. The classes are relevant to growers throughout California and are primarily focused on pest management and pesticide safety.
The September 9th webinar will feature Franz Niederholzer, Orchard Systems Advisor. "We will be reviewing proven almond IPM practices with an eye to reducing input costs, where possible, while delivering effective pest control," says Niederholzer. He has been working in almonds in the Sacramento Valley for almost 20...
- Author: Sarah Light
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UC Cooperative Extension and Colusa RCD Launch Soil Health Connection
University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and Colusa County Resource Conservation District announce the launch of the Soil Health Connection, an informative outreach YouTube channel. The channel hosts virtual discussions and interviews with leading soil science researchers and farmers with the intention of shedding light on the importance of soil health in California's agricultural systems.
Hosts Sarah Light, UCCE Agronomy Advisor, and Liz Harper, Colusa County RCD Executive Director bring their own knowledge and expertise to the channel...