University of California Small Grains
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A Slow Start to Winter Rains: checking your stand before nitrogen topdressing in wheat

Wheat Stand Counts

After a dry beginning to the season, wheat growers might be trying to decide how to proceed with their nitrogen fertility program. If not irrigated, most wheat planted in the Sacramento Valley during November will likely have been stunted by the...

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:43 PM

2018 California Plant and Soil Conference

Registration for the 2018 California Plant and Soil Conference is open. The conference will be held from February 6th - February 7th at the Fresno Doubletree Hotel and Convention Center and will include a wide array of topics of interest to California...

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Announcing an Interactive Webtool for Small Grain Variety Selection

Webtool screenshot

The beta version of an interactive webtool for California small grain variety selection is now available on the Small Grains portion of the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center Website: http://smallgrains.ucanr.edu/Variety/ The tool is...

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:00 AM

2017 California Small Grain Variety Testing Data

Fall planted sites 2016 17

Results from the 2016-2017 Fall-planted small grain variety trials throughout California are now available. These include tests of commercial and advanced varieties of common wheat, durum wheat, triticale, and barley, with multi-year productivity,...

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:48 AM

Start planning your nitrogen management strategy for fall-planted wheat now (and consider using a N-rich reference strip to manage your N more precisely)

In Season N Reference

Recent UCCE research has illustrated the value of in-season applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizer, particularly applications made at the early vegetative growth stages. This is typically the stage of growth when N demand from the crop is...

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 3:17 PM

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