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California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

👤By Lauren Murphy, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Introduction Sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of all cotton fields in each county. The Program has a total of 109

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California Winegrapes: Does the Crop Pay Off in the San Joaquin Valley?

California Winegrapes: Does the Crop Pay Off in the San Joaquin Valley?

👤By Pamela Kan-Rice, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 15, 2016

UC Agricultural Issues Center has released a new study on the cost and returns of establishing a vineyard and producing winegrapes in the northern San Joaquin Valley. The cultural practices described represent the establishment and production operations, as well as

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California: Mid-season Cotton Field Day Set for June 16

California: Mid-season Cotton Field Day Set for June 16

👤From The San Joaquin Sustainable Farming Project 🕔Jun 1, 2015

The San Joaquin Sustainable Farming Project will be hosting the Mid-season Cotton Field Day: Insects, Water and Weed Management, Tuesday, June 16 from 10:00am – 12:30pm. Speakers: Dr. Pete Goodell, IPM Advisor, UCCE, UC Statewide IPM Lygus, Whiteflies and Pests-

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California: Mild Winter to Blame for High Pest Populations this Spring

California: Mild Winter to Blame for High Pest Populations this Spring

👤Jeannette Warnert, University of California 🕔May 5, 2015

San Joaquin Valley farmers are facing an unusually high pest population this spring due to the milder than normal winter, and rapidly warming spring conditions, says aUC Agriculture and Natural Resourcesentomologist. “I’ve never seen this happen before in the 25

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