Alfalfa, Dry Beans & Field Corn
Click here for information from the 'Irrigating Field Crops in a Water-Short Year' meeting.
Check out the new blog providing timely updates on alfalfa happenings throughout the state. Scroll below to right column to view blog.
- Field Crop Notes - timely production information on alfalfa, dry bean, sugarbeet, corn and wheat production. Meeting announcements for these same crops
Linked data is from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather stations. Visit CIMIS web site.
Fresno County Stations
- Firebaugh/Telles, Firebaugh
- Five Points South West, Five Points
- FivePoints/WSFS USDA, Five Points
- Fresno State, Fresno
- Orange Cove
- Panoche, Firebaugh
- Westlands, Tranquility
Kings County Stations
Tulare County Stations
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