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Field Crop Notes

Production information on alfalfa, dry bean, sugarbeet, corn and wheat production. Meeting announcements for these same crops

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Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day


Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

September 29, 2022

8 am - 12 pm

Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
9240 South Riverbend Avenue
Parlier, CA 93648

September 2018

SJV Agronomic Crops Field Day

Thursday, September 27, 2018

UC West Side Research and Extension Center, Five Points, CA

2018 Alfalfa & Forage Field Day


September 2015

Fresno County Small Grain Variety Performance Trials

2015 California Wheat Variety Survey California Wheat Commission

2015 Tulare County Small Grain Silage Variety Trial

Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Meeting notice for Kearney Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Fall Farm & Cotton Harvest Safety Training Class

Meeting notice for Fall Farm & Cotton Harvest Safety Training Class

Pesticide Worker Safety Training

Pesticide Worker Safety Training Registration

Alfalfa & Forage Field Day

***UPDATED*** Meeting Notice for Alfalfa and Forage Field Day 

May 2014

Retirement – C. Frate

Managing Junglerice in Corn

Lygus Bug Management in Blackeye Beans

Sorghum – Drought Year Forage of Choice?

Small Grain and Forage Field Tours, WSREC Spring Field Day

Please find meeting notice for Thursday, May 1st.

February 2014

Meeting Notice: Irrigating Field Crops in a Water-Short Year, March 21, 2014

2013 Tulare County Silage Corn Variety Trial Results

Spider Mites In Silage Corn: Damage and Management

October 2013

What Alfalfa Variety to Plant
Return of Corn Stunt
Common Corn Smut
Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium –
December 11-13, 2013 Peppermill Hotel & Casino Reno, NV
Improved Soil Function – Focus of December 11 Workshop

August 2013

Dry Bean Meeting Agenda – August 27th
Alfalfa and Forage Meeting Agenda – September 5th
Reducing Water and Nitrogen Losses
Will Shortening Your Field Save Water, Nutrients, and Money?
Conservation Tillage Dairy Bus Tours – Merced Co. August 21st,
Kings Co. August 22nd

April 2013

Garbanzo Bean Meeting

March 2013

2012 Tulare/Fresno County Silage Corn Variety Trial
Refuge Requirements for Planting Corn with Insect Resistance Biotech Traits
2012 Silage Corn Spider Mite Trials
Blackeye Variety Selection - Consider Trying CB50

October 2012

2012 California Alfalfa & Grains Symposium
Additional Information on Blackeye CB46 with Fusarium Wilt Symptoms
Fall is the Time to Fertilize

August 2012

2012 Alfalfa and Forage Field Day
Conservation Agriculture & Controlled Traffic Farming 2012
Check Blackeye Fields for Fusarium Wilt Symptoms
Planting Alfalfa this Year?
Fertilizing Established Alfalfa Stands

July 2012

Blackeye/Dry Bean Field Day

June 2012

Spider Mites in Field Corn

October 2011

2011 Western Alfalfa & Forage Conference

August 2011

Alfalfa & Forage Field Day

July 2011

Dry Bean/Blackeye Field Day
Alfalfa Field Day
Reduced Risk from Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot When Planting Alfalfa in Early Fall
Corn and Spide Mites
2010 Silage Corn Spider Mite Trial

October 2010

2010 Alfalfa & Forage Symposium
Managing Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot in Alfalfa

August 2010

Kearney Alfalfa & Forage Field Day

July 2010 Southern San Joaquin Valley Dry Bean and Kern County Field Day Central San Joaquin Valley Dry Bean (mostly Blackeye) Field Day
November 2009 2009 Western Alfalfa & Forage Conference
July 2009 Dry Bean Field Days - August 2009 Kearney Alfalfa & Forage Field Day - September 2009
February 2009 Fungicide Applications Fail to Increase Corn Yields Silage Corn Variety Trial New Alfalfa Book Sabbatical Leave
November 2008 Field Crop Meeting Corn Stunt - Destroy corn volunteers!
September 2008 Tulare/Fresno Silage Corn Variety Trial
August 2008 Kearney Alfalfa & Forage Field Day
August 2008 Annual Southern San Joaquin Valley Dry Bean Field Day
February 2008 Corn and Forage Production Meeting
August 2007 Annual Alfalfa Meeting Blackeye Irrigation Management Corn Stunt
May 2007 Corn Production Meeting Early Corn Nipped by Frost Cowpea Aphid in Alfalfa The Struggle for High Quality Alfalfa Certified Weed Free Alfalfa Hay Program - a Marketing Niche for Summer Alfalfa?
November 2006 Alfalfa & Forage Symposium Corn Stunt Update Alfalfa Sclerotinia Update Western Alfalfa & Forage Conference
September 2006 Kearney Alfalfa & Forage Feild Day Field Meeting for Silage Forn Variety Trial Regrowth Problems in Alfalfa
July 2006 Annual Southern San Joaquin Valley Dry Bean Field Day
October 2005 35th Alfalfa & Forage Symposium to be held in Visalia, December 13 & 14, 2005 The Future is Here! Roundup Ready alfalfa Minimize Corn Stunt in 2006 - Destroy Volunteer Corn
August 2005 Reduced Tillage in Forage Systems Field Meeting Friday, September 9, 2005 8:30 a.m. to NOON
July 2005 Annual Southern San Joaquin Valley Dry Bean Field Day Wednesday, August 10, 2005 9:00 - 1:00 p.m. UC Shafter Field Station 17053 N. Shafter Ave.
June 2005 Precision Ag Field Day July 28, 2005 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
March 2005 Corn Silage Variety Trial The Latest on Reduced Tillage in Corn Minimum till Following Wheat on Beds Do 15 Inch Rows Increase Yields? Corn Stunt Trials Early Planted Trial Late Planted Trial Summary of 2003 and 2004 Stunt Trials
August 2004 Alfalfa Field Day
July 2004 Annual Dry Bean Field Day Tillers in Corn Crop Pest Updates Blackeyes Sugarbeets Corn
March 2004 Roundup Ready Silage Corn Trial Results Reduced-Till and No-Till Trials Insecticide Trials for Corn Leafhopper & Corn Stunt Disease Seed Treatment Trials Foliar Spray Trials
September 2003 Reduced Tillage Field Day - Cotton & Corn
August 2003 Alfalfa Field Day
December 2002 Alfalfa Varieties Weed Free Alfalfa Hay for Public/Agency Owned Lands - New Summer Market? New Publication - Weed Control in Seedling Alfalfa Corn Stunt Silage Corn Variety Trials Corn Stunt Meeting
August 2002 Alfalfa Meeting
December 2001 Corn Stunt and Spider Mites Meeting, Tuesday, January 8, 2002 Three-Session Workshop on Using Dairy Lagoon Water Nutrients for Crop Production Winter Forage Selection and Planting Results of Winter Forage Variety Trial