The 2022 UC Davis Small Grains and Alfalfa/Forages Field Day will be held:
May 17th, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
with tours of Small Grains Breeding plots to follow in the afternoon
LOCATION: Department of Plant Sciences Field Facility, UC Davis
(2400 Hutchison Dr, Davis CA 38.5390, -121.7800)
The first event is next Wednesday, 4/20/22 from 9:30am – 12:00pm in Kings County at Hansen Ranches (35.999608, -119.621063; 1.25 mi E. of 10th Ave. and 1.5 mi S. of Redding Ave). Full...
If you're planning to attend the World Ag Exp in Tulare this week, be sure to stop by Seminar Trailer 2 between 1-3 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday to catch the UC Dairy Series.
Talks will include presentations on water and nutrient management for forage crops (full agenda here), including information about maximizing water productivity from winter cereals in the face of increasing drought and regulations on water use. This "Water-wise Dairying" session will take place...
UC Davis and UC Cooperative Extension are excited to share newly developed tools that optimize nitrogen (N) fertilizer management in wheat and other small grains. The new tools and case studies illustrating how they've been applied in commercial settings will be discussed at an upcoming webinar on 11/4/2021 from 2-4 PM (2 INMP/CURES CEU credits available for those who REGISTER).
These tools are the product of many years of UC research and include an interactive website that provides customized, site-specific nitrogen fertilizer recommendations. Recommendations are based on monitoring of crop health and...
Weather patterns are highly variable across the state of California. They change from year to year and across locations. While parts of the state may be experiencing drought conditions this year (Figure 1), each location can have dramatically different weather. For growers and agronomists, location-specific weather information is essential to understand plant growth and water use. It is also important for planning field management activities such as fertilization and irrigation.
We have created a new interactive website where users can access their location-specific precipitation and temperature data: