- Author: Alex Ceseski
- Posted by: Gale Perez
The California Rice Field Day is back! The annual event, sponsored by the California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation and the California Rice Board, returned to in-person status on August 25, 2021 after being held virtually in 2020. The field day is the premier event for the California rice industry, showcasing the latest developments in rice breeding and agronomic techniques, as well as demonstrations of research on rice physiology and pest control. More than 300 growers, advisors, industry professionals, and academics attended the event at the California Rice Experiment Station in Biggs, CA.
As usual, the UC Davis Weed Science group had several research trials on...
- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
Mark your calendar!
July 15, 2019
The 3rd Annual UAV/Ag Technology Field Day
Presented by UC Cooperative Extension, Merced County
9am to 11:30am (CE registration begins at 8:30am)
- Author: Brad Hanson
2019 Automated Weeder and Thinner Demonstration and Field Day
The 2019 Automated Weeder and Thinner Demonstration and Field day will take place on Tuesday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the USDA Spence Research Field Station, 1572 Old Stage Road. Automated technologies are helping to fill the gap in the supply of labor that is occurring in the farming community. At this field day weeders and automated lettuce thinners developed by a number of companies will be demonstrated on lettuce plantings. Both driven and autonomous machines that use a variety of different mechanisms to remove unwanted plants will be available for viewing. These technologies are useful to both conventional and organic producers....