University of California Small Grains
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Posts Tagged: agric

Impact of Warm-season Legume Cover Crop on Soil Properties and Cover Cropping Survey

Figure 1. Vigna unguiculata cv. 'Red Ripper' cover crop with some volunteer wheat.

We are getting prepared for our second year of a three-year project evaluating a warm-season legume cover crop between winter small grain crops. We are conducting the trial in a commercial field on Staten Island in the Delta. We are comparing soil health...

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11:49 AM
Tags: AgRIC (14), cover cropping (1), cowpea (1), salinity (1), small grains (1), soil (1)

May 15th, 2019 UC Small Grains / Alfalfa-Forages Field Day

UC Small Grains Field Day

This is a reminder that the annual UC Small Grains/Alfalfa-Forages Field Day will be held on May 15th at the University of California, Davis Department of Plant Sciences Field Headquarters from 8AM – 4:30PM. The event showcases UC efforts in...

Posted on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:41 PM
Tags: agric (14), barley (15), common wheat (18), durum wheat (13), field day (5), triticale (15), variety testing (14)

Herbicide Resistant Italian Ryegrass in California: Identification and Strategies for Control

Italian ryegrass – Lolium multiflorum (Photo by Joe DiTomaso)

If growers sprayed for Italian ryegrass earlier this year, it might still be worth keeping an eye out for it in fields and field margins. Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) is an annual grass that can sometimes behave as a biennial or...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:08 AM
Tags: AGRIC (14), barley (15), Italian ryegrass (1), Weeds (1), Wheat (5)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Wheat Field Day In Colusa County--March 12th

We hope you can join us for our field day!  Agenda and directions are below.  Contact Sarah Light with questions: ~ 530-822-7515.   Wheat Field Day Colusa County, CA Tuesday March 12th, 2019 ~...

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:13 PM

Summary of early-season conditions for 2018-2019 fall-planted California small grain crops

Figure 1. Historical (10-year, left) and current (right) seasonal precipitation totals between 10/1/18 and 1/20/2019 in California small grain growing regions.

After a relatively dry start to the rainfall season from October through early November, rainfall in California since November has been above average. About halfway through the rainy season, year-to-date precipitation totals are approximately 20-30%...

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 2:08 PM

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