Newsletter

Agronomy Notes

Information on alfalfa, small grains, oil seeds, and other misc. agronomic crops.

Issue Articles Type Date Added
UCCE Events Next Week: Wheat Field Day and Spanish Language Training for Field Workers

Included in this email:

  • Wheat Field Day agenda

**Wheat Field Day has received approval for both CURES Nitrogen Management Plan and CCA credits.

  • Soil, Water, and Pest Management Training for Field Workers in Spanish meeting
PDF 3/7/19
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter & Wheat Field Day

¨ Wheat Field Day

¨ Good luck to Mariano Galla!

¨ Meeting announcements

¨ New restrictions for chlorpyrifos (e.g. Lorsban) use in alfalfa in California

¨ Spotlight on UC Cooperative Extension Resources

¨ With SWEEP and HSP Grant deadlines approaching, help is available

¨ Soil Sampling: A Review and Resources

¨ Weed control in dry bean production

¨ Vegetated filter strips for water quality protection on farms

 

PDF 2/22/19
Wheat Field Day and Spanish Language Training for Field Workers

SAVE THE DATE

  • Join Us For a Wheat Field Day in Colusa County

Tuesday, March 12th, 9am - 11am.

Topics include: Small Grains Variety Testing and Resources, Optimizing Nitrogen Management in Small Grains and Soil Nitrate Quick Test Demo

  • Soil, Water, and Pest Management Training for Field Workers in Spanish

Thursday, March 14th, 8am-12pm program; 12pm lunch, 142 Garden Hwy, Yuba City.

UCCE will be providing a free, half day technical training in Spanish for field workers.

Topics will include: Integrated Pest Management, Avoiding pesticide resistance, Soil fertility and soil management and Plant, soil, and water dynamics. The focus of the training will be on agronomic crops, but everyone is welcome!

Any questions contact Sarah Light, Agronomy Advisor at selight@ucanr.edu or (530) 822-7515. 

PDF 2/14/19
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter Fall 2018
  • 48th California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium
  • Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day
  • Newly revised UC ANR Cost and Return Study for Hybrid Sunflower Seed Production
  • Newly revised UC IPM Guidelines for Dry Beans
  • Cover Crop Management in Annual Farming Systems
  • New oat hay varieties show disease resistance and frost avoidance
  • Few tips for weed management in Garbanzo beans
  • Species of concern: Herbicide Resistant Italian Ryegrass
  • What to do with those tough-to-control perennial weeds in established alfalfa

 

PDF 10/8/18
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter
  • Post emergent weed control management in beans
  • UC Dry Bean Field Day, August 23rd
  • UC IPM Guidelines for Dry Beans and Abiotic Disorders
  • Avoiding and Managing Soil Compaction
  • Cover Crop and Soil Health Project Coming Soon!
  • Spider Mites in Corn
  • Disease issues in garbanzo production
  • New Cost and Return Study for Garbanzo Beans
PDF 6/29/18
New Vegetable Crops Advisor PDF 6/24/16
Tomato Meeting Announcement

South Sacramento Valley Processing Tomato Production Meeting

Thursday, January 7, 2016

8 am - noon

Woodland Community Center

PDF 12/21/15
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter
  • Tomato Production Meeting Recap
  • New Position Announced for the Sacramento Valley
  • Notes on Current Wheat Crop
  • Meeting Announcements
  • Crop Pollination Workshop

 

 

PDF 1/26/15
Tomato Meeting Announcement

South Sacramento Valley Processing Tomato Production Meeting

Thursday, January 8, 2015

8am-noon

Woodland Community Center

PDF 12/22/14
Grower Ag Meeting Reminder for 12-10-14

REMINDER:

2014 Grower Meeting

Wednesday, December 10, 8am-12noon

Colusa Fairgrounds, Festival Hall

1303 10th Street, Colusa

Continuing Education Hours - 3 laws and reg, .5 other

PDF 12/9/14
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Fall 2014 Newsletter PDF 10/10/14
Sac Valley Field Crops Summer 2014 Newsletter PDF 8/11/14
May 8th is Be A Scientist Day PDF 5/7/14
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter, Spring 2014

Drought impacts on salinity, nitrogen management

PDF 4/16/14
Sacramento Valley Field Crops Newsletter, Winter 2014

A new year and a new farm advisor in Colusa-Sutter-Yuba!

PDF 1/15/14
Tomato Production Meeting, 1/9/14 8:00-12:00 in Woodland

The South Sacramento Valley Processing Tomato Production Meeting will be held tomorrow, 1/9/2014 from 8AM to 12 noon at the Woodland Community Center (2001 East St., Woodland 95776).

The agenda is attached along with PCA/CCA credit information.

PDF 1/8/14
November 2009 PDF 11/20/09
October 2009 Guidelines for stripe rust management in wheat, Western Alfalfa & Forage Conference information and registration form PDF 10/19/09
December 2007 PDF 12/1/08
October 2006 PDF 3/3/09
March 2003 How to determine the need to fertilize alfalfa and field day announcements for UCD Small Grains and Alfalfa/Forages field days on May 7th. PDF 12/7/10