- Author: Gale Perez
Here are training videos on Weed Control Techniques. You may see a few familiar faces.
- Author: Devii R. Rao
How to Control Mustard with Grazing
Summer mustard, sometimes also called short-pod mustard (Hirschfeldia incana) and black mustard (Brassica nigra) are common rangeland weeds on California's Central Coast. Summer mustard seems to be the more common species. It usually lives for two years or sometimes longer, can grow up to 4 feet tall, and has pale yellow flowers (DiTomaso, Kyser et al. 2013). Black mustard, on the other hand, is an annual plant and is taller (growing up to 6 feet tall), with flowers that are brighter yellow than summer mustard. DiTomaso, Kyser et al. (2013) noted that there has been no research on livestock grazing as a strategy to control summer mustard or black mustard....
Agronomy and Weed Management Advisor
County Location: Merced County
Date Posted: April 7, 2020
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Location Headquarters: Merced, California
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- Author: Gale Perez
Here's Whitney Brim-DeForest, UC Cooperative Extension Rice Advisor, on the Out of the Blank podcast:
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Whitney Brim-DeForest is the County Director for University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba, and the UCCE Rice and Wild Rice.../span>
- Author: Rebecca Ozeran
As of February 20, fiddleneck (Amsinckia spp.) was flowering in Fresno County. Zero rain fell in the city of Fresno during the month of February. By February 27, a date when the temperature reached 79°F in Fresno, the U.S. Drought Monitor had declared most of California's Central Valley to be in Moderate Drought conditions (D1). This status persists despite cooler temperatures and rain in the middle of March (Fig. 1).
Figure 1. March 31, 2020 Drought Monitor showing moderate drought (D1) in the southern San Joaquin Valley, and the western portion of the entire Central Valley through the north coast. In California,...