- Author: Carl E. Bell
- Re-posted by: Gale Perez
Hi All. In my last blog the subject was about what I had learned regarding the use herbicides as a tool for effective passive restoration of CSS and native grassland habitats. As an Extension Advisor my job is to not only develop new information, but to also try to move it forward into practice.
In this case that means educating land managers and related professionals on how to efficiently and accurately apply herbicides to large areas. That's what the Cooperative Mule is all about, so sit back, I hope...
- Author: Brad Hanson
UCD ag engineering professor Ken Giles and colleagues have been testing a remote controlled helicopter for pesticide application in challenging terrain like hillside vineyards.
I'd heard about this research and knew there was going to be a field demo at the Oakville Experimental Vineyard (UC Vit and Enol Dept) in the Napa Valley. It sounded really interesting and I was hoping to be able to go but, unfortunately, duty called and I was I was out of town that day and not able to attend.
However, there was a nice...