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UC Davis Tops World Rankings in Veterinary Science – Ranks No. 2 in Agriculture and Forestry

Davis, Calif., (March 13, 2017) – The University of California, Davis, held onto its top spot in veterinary science in the latest QS World University Rankings released today (March 7). And for the fifth consecutive year, the campus is among the top-ranked universities in agriculture and forestry, taking second place in the ranking this year. First in veterinary science since …

CDFA Announces Vacancy On Citrus Pest And Disease Prevention Committee

Sacramento, Calif., (March 10, 2017) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee. The committee advises the CDFA secretary on activities associated with statewide citrus-specific pests and a work plan that includes programs for surveying, detecting, analyzing, and treating citrus pests and diseases; as well as outreach and education programs. Committee members …

Fresno County Department of Agriculture Crop Report for February 2017

Fresno, Calif., (March 9, 2017) – Across the County, plantings of barley, oats, triticale, wheat, and winter forage are all growing well due to an abundance of rain. Some fields have already started to develop seed heads. Herbicides and fertilizers were applied to fields between storms. Ground preparation was underway for rice fields in Firebaugh. Alfalfa broke dormancy but growth …

March IPM Breakfast Meetings Sutter-Yuba Counties

Yuba City, Calif., (March 9, 2017) – We will largely focus on orchards crops (but everything is on the table for discussion!). These meetings are open to all interested growers, consultants, PCAs/CCAs, and related industry. Planned topics for this meeting include managing spring diseases in a wet year and getting your pest monitoring program started for the season. Please contact …

Uncovering the Hidden Life of Soil

  Davis, Calif., (March 6, 2017) – Kate Scow, a professor of soil science and soil microbial ecology at UC Davis, keeps plastic bags filled with soil on her desk. We are meeting in her office in Plant and the Environmental Sciences Building on campus, not out at Russell Ranch, where she’s the director of the university’s unique 300-acre research facility …

Citrus Research Board Announces Showcase Speakers

Visalia, Calif., (March 3, 2017) – The Citrus Research Board (CRB) has announced its workshop speakers for the 2017 Citrus Showcase, being held on March 2 at the Visalia Convention Center.  CRB-hosted workshops will be held in the San Joaquin Room of the convention center. James Thomson, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist at the USDA-ARS Crop Improvement and Genetics Research …

Tulare County Reports on Current Crop Status

Tulare County Crop Status

Visalia, Calif., (March 3, 2017) – Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner released the current status today of Major crops in the most valued county in the California Ag portfolio. They report that growers continue to wait for fields to dry out sufficiently so that they can resume planting winter grain and field crops. Lodging has occurred in mature wheat fields due …

Emergency Orchard Fungicide Applications Authorized by DPR

Read Official Document Here February 17, 2017 TO: County Agricultural Commissioners of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Yuba Counties SUBJECT: EMERGENCY APPLICATION OF FUNGICIDES TO ORCHARDS WITH STANDING WATER County Agricultural Commissioners have notified the Department of Pesticide Regulation that there is a need for emergency aerial applications of fungicides to orchards with standing water …

USDA California Crop/Weather Report

USDA Crop/Weather Report

Sacramento, Calif., (February 28, 2017) – Another wet week, with temperatures staying steady. Widespread freezes were reported Thursday through Saturday across the State. Rainfall followed a similar pattern Monday through Wednesday, with the heaviest rains falling in the northwestern mountains, and the northern and central Sierra foothills. Four to five inches of rain fell in these places, with two to …

CA Suffers Emergency Drought & Flood Conditions Simultaneously

[wpdevart_youtube]4ZWbY16FOlA[/wpdevart_youtube] For the first time in recorded history, California is suffering from both an emergency state of drought and flood simultaneously. Watch this video interview with California Ag Network and Aubrey Bettencourt from the California Water Alliance as she describes the current water crisis at hand.

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