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Adapting in-season N rates for wheat during a dry year

Figure 3. Wheat N uptake as a percentage of seasonal total expressed as a function of GDD.

After almost 6 weeks without a substantial rainstorm, there is finally some precipitation starting to appear in the 10-day...

Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 1:16 PM

Ascochyta blight found in garbanzo beans in the Sacramento Valley

Ascochyta symptoms on garbanzo leaves.

Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta rabiei, Didymella rabiei) was recently found in volunteer garbanzos in the Sacramento Valley,...

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:31 AM

Controlling Alfalfa Weevils in the Intermountain Area with Pyrethroid Resistance

Figure One

Picture 1: Adult alfalfa weevil Alfalfa weevils, key pests of alfalfa hay, have been showing pyrethroid insecticide...

Posted on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Managing Weevils in Alfalfa Hay Production

Harvesting alfalfa weevil trials

It's that time of year again to watch for those evil alfalfa weevils! Weevils are key pests of alfalfa, causing yield and...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 9:03 AM

Statewide small grain testing program update

Fall-planted sites 2017-18

The UC Grain Cropping Systems Lab and a cooperating network of UC Cooperative Extension agronomists established fall-planted...

Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12:42 PM

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