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
UCCE Tulare County Calendar
Current Topics in Alfalfa & Forage News Blog NEW
Fifteen years of stunning conservation agriculture success at Rollin Valley Farms in Burrel, CA! June 22, 2020 Andy Rollin, along with his brother, Donny, are dairy farmers near the small western San Joaquin Valley town of Burrel,...
May 20, 2020 Folks, Here is a short 12-minute video update from Phil Foster on some of his recent reduced disturbance and shade cloth work with Tom Willey. Keep going strong, everyone! All the best, Jeff https://youtu.be/Ppk8g0rSIy0
Soil health for the common good April 18, 2020 Jeff Mitchell, Tom Willey and Paul Muller Though humans thrived here for millennia without planting seeds or herding animals, the phenomenal success of California's short-lived agricultural...
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend" holds true in entomology as well! The activity of natural enemies of pests (beneficial insects) is a key component of Integrated Pest Management in alfalfa to prevent pest resurgence and secondary pest...
“I'll be back!” And, they are, with a vengeance! Just like the Terminator, those pesky blue alfalfa aphids are once again wreaking havoc in alfalfa fields, including those just breaking dormancy in colder climates. They are also showing up...