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California Alfalfa: Field Days Set For El Centro, Davis

Owen Taylor
By Daniel H, Putnam, California Extension Agronomist April 15, 2014

Two California alfalfa field days are coming up, one in the Imperial Valley and one in Davis. Both heavily feature irrigation management issues, which are key to alfalfa producers in this drought year, but also a range of pest management and crop management issues. PCA and CCA Credits are offered.

alfalfa-aerial-bales-04152014-shutterstock-facebookImperial Valley Alfalfa & Field Crops Field Day

Thursday, April 17, 7:30 a.m. through noon at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center, 1004 East Holton Road, El Centro.

This field day features a wide range of studies on alfalfa/forage crops, alfalfa variety trials, drip irrigation, oilseeds, biofuels, irrigation practices, pest management, aphid outbreak, alfalfa drip irrigation, durum wheat, and crop rotation. Featuring new technology in irrigation management.

A carne asada barbeque lunch will be served.

Here’s the full program as a PDF file.

UC Davis Alfalfa/Small Grains Field Day

Wednesday, May 7, Davis, Noon through 4:15 p.m. at the UC Davis Agronomy Field Headquarters, Hutchison Road, Davis.

This field day features research on alfalfa varieties, new weed control methods, control of aphids and other pests, switchgrass as a potential forage, low lignin trait in alfalfa, crop rotation studies with wheat, new studies on irrigation management and ideas for surviving the 2014 drought. Also, meet the new Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Helene Dillard, and director of Plant Breding, Charlie Brummer.

A free barbeque lunch will be served, sponsored by California Crop Improvement Association.

See the UC Davis alfalfa website for a complete agenda: http://alfalfa.ucdavis.edu/

Pre-registration is not required.

Owen Taylor
By Daniel H, Putnam, California Extension Agronomist April 15, 2014