University of California Small Grains
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Access California Weather Data with New Interactive Website

Figure 1. Historical (10-year, left) and current (right) seasonal precipitation between 10/1/2020 and 1/31/2021 for California.

Weather patterns are highly variable across the state of California. They change from year to year and across locations. While parts of the state may be experiencing drought conditions this year (Figure 1), each location can have dramatically different...

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 2:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Seeding Rate Calculator Now Available

Seeding Rate Caculator

Seeding rate is an important consideration for small grain growers at planting. There are a number of agronomic factors that help to determine the ideal seeding rate such as whether a field will be irrigated, the potential for weed pressure or lodging,...

Seeding Rate Caculator
Seeding Rate Caculator

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Innovation

Hand-held electronic devices help you make better nitrogen fertilizer decisions

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This is the third post in a blog series focused on improving nitrogen (N) use efficiency in California small grains. This post discusses two hand-held devices that indicate plant N levels in small grains to help optimize fertilizer decisions. The tools...

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:54 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Delayed Harvest Incentive Program for Wheat and Triticale

A wheat farmer searches for a duck nest in a wheat field after seeing a hen flush ahead of his advancing harvester.

Winter grains like wheat and triticale are incredibly attractive to nesting ducks. Winter grains are seeded in the fall and grow throughout the winter; by nesting season, a dense stand of winter grains near a planted rice field looks like a great nesting...

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 11:42 AM
  • Author: Caroline Brady, Waterfowl Programs Supervisor, California Waterfowl
  • Contributor: Mark Lundy
Tags: agric (28), common wheat (28), CWA (1), ecosystem services (1), small grains (5), triticale (25)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resources

2019 Delta Corn and Small Grains Meeting

Field corn variety trial.

UC Cooperative Extension will host the annual corn field meeting on Tuesday, October 15th, from 10:00-11:30am, on Tyler Island in Sacramento County. The agenda is pasted below and attached. In addition to providing information on the annual corn variety...

Posted on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 6:31 AM

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