Agronomy Research & Information Center
Agronomy Research & Information Center
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Agronomy News & Updates

Preliminary yield results from fall-planted 2017-18 variety trials

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Preliminary grain yield results for our fall-planted common wheat, triticale, durum wheat and barley trials are now...

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 10:28 AM

Lima Bean Root and Crown Rot

Figure 1. Lima bean root and crown rot.

I visited a lima bean field in the Delta at the beginning of June. The beans were showing what appeared to be...

Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:43 AM

Charcoal Rot on Garbanzos in the Sacramento Valley

Garbanzo field with charcoal rot

A field in Sutter County was confirmed to have charcoal rot, also known as dry root rot or ashy stem blight, which is caused...

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:56 AM

Strategies to Avoid and Manage Soil Compaction

Bean field with soil compaction

Soil compaction is often a problem in field crop production and occurs when soil particles are pressed together, reducing...

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Abiotic disorders to watch for in hybrid sunflower seed production

Sunburn damage to sunflower

Last year, we saw a number of disorders in sunflower that were mainly related to a heat stress by parental line...

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM

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