University of California Small Grains
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California small grain disease notes from the field

Figure 2. Leaf spotting symptoms at Davis durum wheat variety trial (leaf view).

With the wet weather that has already marked this growing season and more rain in the forecast for parts of California, we have been keeping a close eye on disease symptoms. While we do not yet have definite conclusions to all of the symptomology we've...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Is it too late to topdress fall-planted wheat with N fertilizer?


We have received several recent inquiries following on our blog post from late January that discussed the potential value of a nitrogen (N) topdress at the tillering-to-jointing stages of wheat growth. This is particularly an issue with the higher than...

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 4:50 PM

California Small Grains Survey - Please Participate!

We need your help to better understand the current status of small grain production in California and how to focus our research and extension efforts moving forward. If you are involved in the California grain industry, we would appreciate your...

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 9:43 AM
Tags: AgRIC (21), survey (2)

Grower meeting this Thursday in Woodland

Rotational Crop Grower MeetingThursday, February 9, 2017, 8 a.m. - NoonNorton Hall, 70 Cottonwood Street, Woodland Agenda and CUE information

Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 9:56 PM

Topdress of nitrogen at tillering stage is something to seriously consider over the coming weeks

+/- N at late-tillering stage, 2014-15

Over the past 4+ seasons, a UCCE team (Lundy, Orloff, Wright and Hutmacher) has revisited nitrogen (N) fertilization recommendations for hard spring wheat specific to California conditions. We have grown wheat under a wide range of conditions and soil...

Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 3:53 PM

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