Agronomy Research & Information Center
Agronomy Research & Information Center
Agronomy Research & Information Center
University of California
Agronomy Research & Information Center

Alfalfa & Small Grains Field Day May 11, 2016

Upcoming Field Day

Alfalfa & Small Grains Field Day Planned for May 11, 2016

The Alfalfa & Small Grains Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 at the Plant Sciences Research Farm, Hutchison Road, UC Davis, California. Come, learn about recent research, variety adaptation, water management, N management in these important crops. CEUs provided – no need to pre-register. All are welcome.


Tentative Topics:

8:00-12:00 Small Grains Field Day

New Wheat Varieties
Wheat Breeding Programs
Barley Innovations
Striped Rust Management and resistance
Oat Varieties for Forages
Nitrogen Management in Small Grains
New genes for Protein
NOON – Barbeque Lunch (hosted by California Crop Improvement Association)

1:00-4:30 Alfalfa & Forages

Understanding the Water needs of Alfalfa
Weed Management
Insect Management
Sorghum Trials
Deficit Irrigation of Alfalfa – interaction with varieties
Utilizing Subsurface Drip in Alfalfa
Breeding Efforts for Alfalfa at UC Davis
Alfalfa Varieties
New Utilization possibilities with alfalfa
Directions: Take 113 North of I80 in Davis, take the Hutchison exit, turn right at the first roundabout, left on the second roundabout, 1/3 mile down on the left, Agronomy Headquarters, Hutchison Road.

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