Alfalfa, Dry Beans & Field Corn
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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
Current Topics in Alfalfa & Forage News Blog NEW
When are seasonal heavy rains welcomed but worrisome? When rains fill reservoirs, but also turn fields into seas of standing water! Such has been the case in northern California which has seen torrential rains in recent weeks. After 5 years...
OK, it's January and raining outside. So we can forget about water issues, right? Farmers know better. Water planners know better. Snow pack is only a fraction of normal as of today, and most of the south state is still under...
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UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in Stockton (2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA...
Just as thinning hair is a hazard for humans, a thin alfalfa stand is a common hazard of getting old! But thin alfalfa stands can occur in young stands as well. So what is the wisdom of overseeding alfalfa into alfalfa to improve the stand life...