Delta Crops Program Updates:
Results from the statewide UC small grains variety testing program are now available for the 2018-19 season. The Delta trial location was on Staten Island on a Valdez silt loam soil. Approximately 25,000 acres of soil in the Delta are characterized by...
UC Cooperative Extension will host the annual corn field meeting on Tuesday, October 15th, from 10:00-11:30am, on Tyler Island in Sacramento County. The agenda is pasted below and attached. In addition to providing information on the annual corn variety...
On September 4th, we hosted the Soil Health and Cover Cropping Field Meeting on Staten Island in San Joaquin County. We would like to thank those who attended the meeting. The meeting handouts are now available from the Delta Crops website. We began the...
UC Cooperative Extension will host a Soil Health and Cover Cropping Field Meeting on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 10:00am to noon, on Staten Island in the San Joaquin County Delta. The agenda is pasted below and attached. The meeting will begin with...
A little over a month ago, I visited some contiguous garbanzo bean fields in southern San Joaquin County, at the request of the grower. The grower observed that plants were yellowing and dying (Fig. 1) and wondered what might be causing the problem. The...
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Ph.D Farm Advisor
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Ste. 200 Stockton, CA 95206
(209) 953-6100 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 agronomic crop production and water and soil resource management.