Welcome! Updates from the Delta Crops Research and Extension Program:
Lately, I have been corresponding with growers and consultants about slow spring growth in their alfalfa fields. There are several reasons why growth may resume slowly this spring. I describe them below and discuss some way we may be able to manage for...
Here are a few announcements from UC Cooperative Extension. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me with any questions. 1. UC Cooperative Extension in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties is partnering with the American Farmland Trust (AFT) to...
Nitrogen (N) is part of a balanced, natural cycle in the environment among the atmosphere, soil, plants, animals, and water. Nitrogen is the most important element needed by crops, and we often add nitrogen fertilizer to optimize crop productivity....
On Thursday, January 17th, I hosted the annual SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting in Stockton, CA. I want to thank everyone who attended and provided feedback on the meeting. Your evaluations are critical and inform Cooperative Extension outreach efforts!...
Happy New Year! We are entering "meeting season". The new year brings several opportunities for continuing education, including UC Cooperative Extension grower meetings and the California Plant and Soil Conference. Please see below for more...
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Ph.D Farm Advisor
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Ste. 200 Stockton, CA 95206
(209) 953-6100 email@example.com
Michelle grew up on a farm in San Joaquin County. She received her B.S. in Crop Science and Management from U.C. Davis and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Horticulture from Cornell University. At Cornell, her research focused on soil management in apple orchards. As the Delta farm advisor, she serves San Joaquin, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, and Contra Costa counties addressing crop production and water and soil resource management.