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Delta Crops Report

Information and meeting notices from the Delta Crops Resource Management farm advisor.

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Delta Corn and Sorghum Field Meeting

The UC Cooperative Extension Delta Corn and Sorghum Field Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, from 10:00am to noon, on Tyler Island in Sacramento County. The agenda, including map to the field site, are attached. The program will include brief presentations on corn and sorghum trials, with time to view the corn variety trial and sorghum seeding rate trial. We have applied for CCA continuing education credits. RSVP is not required.

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Thank you for your interest in UC Cooperative Extension programs, and hope to see you at the meeting on October 11th!

PDF 9/18/17
2017 SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting
  • Sorghum Seeding Rates for Optimum Productivity
  • New Pest Advisory: Sugarcane Aphid in California Sorghum
  • The Do's ad Don'ts of Planting Grain and Forage Sorghum
  • Update on New Herbicide Options for Established Alfalfa
  • Tools for Selecting Small Grain Varieties from UCCE Statewide Trials
  • Comparing Methods for Estimating Crop Consumptive Water Use in the Delta: Background and Preliminary Results
  • Nitrogen Mineralization in Soils from the Delta and the Valley
  • Managing Gophers in Alfalfa Fields
PDF 12/28/16
CA Delta Conservation Tillage/Soil Health Meeting Notice

July 1, 2015,   9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Sacramento County Ag Commissioner's Office in Walnut Grove
14177 Market Street, Walnut Grove, CA 

You are invited to attend a grower focus group meeting to discuss conservation tillage and soil health in the Delta.  The meeting is jointly organized by Chris Davis (USDA-NRCS, Sacramento County) and Michelle Leinfelder-Miles (UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County).  

Please mark your  calendars and

RSVP by June 29th at noon to 
Michelle (209) 953-6120  or

Light refreshments will be provided.

PDF 6/19/15
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