Hi, my name is José Luiz Dias and I have recently joined the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) team. I am writing this blog with the goal to introduce myself, share some of my previous work experiences, as well as to share some of the short- and long-term goals I plan to implement in my extension and research programs.
Area of work
As a UCCE field crops agronomy and weed management advisor, I plan to work closely with the growers, consultants and industry personnel to develop applied research and extension activities in the Northern San Joaquin Valley (SJV) which includes...
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UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION presents
2021 Rice Growers Meeting
When: February 11, 2021|9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Where: Virtual via Zoom
Weed Science-Based Summer Scholars Opportunity at Cornell University
Guess what, undergraduates! Cornell AgriTech in Geneva has received the green light to proceed with the 2021 season of the Summer Scholars Research Program, which offers students the opportunity to work with faculty, their graduate students and postdocs, and staff on horticulture, plant pathology, and entomology research projects. The goal of the program is to provide undergraduates with the opportunity to plan and conduct experiments, evaluate data, communicate results, and learn about opportunities in agricultural and food research.
Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie (Assistant Professor of Weed Ecology and...
Agro Gold WS was found adulterated with glyphosate and diquat and CDFA has issued a stop order for use on organic farms in the state of California. The press release is shown below:
CDFA ISSUES STOP USE NOTICE AND STATEWIDE QUARANTINE ON ORGANIC FERTILIZER AGRO GOLD WS
SACRAMENTO, December 4, 2020 – The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today announced that a Stop Use notice and statewide quarantine have been issued for the organic fertilizer product AGRO GOLD WS to all organic operations registered in California. CDFA...
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