- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
There is still time to register for the April 11th SJV Weed Science Extension Day at the Westside Research and Extension Center in Five Points (17353 West Oakland Avenue, Five Points, CA 93624).
The meeting at the Westside Center will focus on agronomic crops, ROWs, and tree and vine systems. The session will also include hands-on weed ID and nozzle selection/drift management training.
The meeting has been approved for 3.5 CDPR continuing education credits (other).
These presentations are free to attend although we do request that you register by calling the UCCE Merced County office at 209-385-7403 to reserve...
- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
There are TWO upcoming weed science extension days in the San Joaquin Valley this April.
The first will be held on the 2nd of April at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier (9240 South Riverbend Road, Parlier CA 93648) and the second will be held on April 11th at the Westside Research and Extension Center in Five Points (17353 West Oakland Avenue, Five Points, CA 93624).
The meeting at the Kearney Center will focus on rangeland, turf, and tree and vine systems while the meeting at the Westside Center will focus on agronomic crops, ROWs, and tree and vine systems. Both meetings will open with hands-on weed ID and nozzle...
- Author: Sarah Morran
- Posted by: Gale Perez
Sarah Morran is a post-doctoral researcher with Brad Hanson's lab at UC Davis.
Recently, three new post-doctoral researchers have joined the Weed Science Group at UC Davis. Their work encompasses a variety of projects aimed to improve our understanding of current weed management problems facing California growers. As part of their welcome, we would like to introduce them and their research to the weed science community in California.
Caio will be working in Brad Hanson's lab on two main research projects. The first will be a continuation of his research on resistance to paraquat in Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) using...
Here is a short summary written by Theresa Becchetti, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Livestock and Natural Resource Advisor on the Effects of Medusahead on Beef Cattle Gains project.
Livestock and Natural Resource Advisors, Specialists, and faculty have been researching Medusahead (an invasive grass with lower grazing quality) for many years now. We know it reduces carrying capacity on rangelands, creates a thatch that can become a fire hazard, and reduces the diversity of plants on rangelands to the extreme...
- Author: Gale Perez
The latest issue of Farm Advisor's Update is out (Feb. 2018.)
The newsletter is written by Tom Getts (UC Cooperative Extension Weed Ecology/Cropping Systems Advisor in Lassen-Modoc-Plumas-Sierra counties.)
Here are the articles in the February issue:
- Winter Ag Meeting on March 1, 2018, at 10:30 AM at the Elk's Lodge, Susanville
- Alfalfa Weevils Pyrethroid Resistance
- New Gramoxone Regulations and a Contact Herbicide Weed Control Trial in Mixed Alfalfa Orchardgrass Hay Production
- Russian Knapweed Biocontrol Release
- 2017 Weed and Agriculture Research Report to be posted in...