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
Current Topics in Alfalfa & Forage News Blog NEW
UC Cooperative Extension entomologist Larry Godfrey, a 26-year member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and widely known for his research on applied insect ecology and integrated pest management (IPM) strategies, died April...
It's not clear that alfalfa growers fully knew that one of the most widely-used insecticides in their crop was about to be completely eliminated from use nationwide. But it was - nearly. NOT an April Fools Day joke! A complete withdraw of...
The US Manager of BCI, the Better Cotton Initiative, Scott Exo, and BCI's San Joaquin Valley Coordinator, Carlos Silva, visited the longstanding NRI Project field in Five Points, CA on March 28, 2017 as part of a tour hosted by CASI's Jeff...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), poisoning is the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States, and 1073 people in California were poisoned by pesticides in 2014 alone. Each year since 1962, National...
GROWTH IN SAUDI HAY DEMAND LIKELY TO HAVE WORLD-WIDE IMPACTS - and illustrates the global nature of water limitations.
As if one more example of our interconnected world was needed - the depletion of an aquifer 8,000 miles away is likely to impact on alfalfa growers in Seeley, CA or Pasco, Washington. Figure 1. Compressed hay awaiting export, Long...