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
Mark your calendars and plan to attend the annual Alfalfa & Forage Field Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier, CA on Wednesday September 20, 2017. DPR and CCA Continuing Education Credits have been...
Dog gone it's hot! This is expected in our Central Valley at this time of year, but when heat waves hit, it's important to be prepared with good irrigation management practices in alfalfa hay production. Can alfalfa tolerate extreme heat? The...
A short video summary on something new this year down in Five Points, - https://youtu.be/dF_BhYv-VtI - our use and application of the DAWN ZRX row unit-mounted cover crop rollers (
A group of UC KARE researchers and UCCE Fresno and Madera County Advisors took part in a two-hour workshop on science communication and presentation skills at the UC KARE on Friday, August 25th. The group included Phoebe Gordon and Rebecca Ozeran...
We have become aware that common purslane (Portulaca oleracea, Fig. 1) is an increasing problem in alfalfa fields, particularly during the months of July through September. A pest control advisor (PCA) was recently seeking advice on managing purslane in...