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Alfalfa & Forage Field Day, Sept. 12, Parlier

Friday, September 12, 2014 • Parlier, CA

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University of California Cooperative Extension is presenting an “Alfalfa & Forage Field Day” meeting Sept. 12 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 9240 South Riverbend Ave., Parlier, Calif. 93648.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Field tour hours are 8 a.m. to about noon.

Topics to be discussed include varieties, forage and grain sorghum demonstration plots, forage and grain sorghum irrigation management research, characterizing the nitrogen benefit of alfalfa-wheat rotations, Sharpen and other herbicide options for weed control in alfalfa, distribution uniformity in surface irrigation systems, and importance of soil moisture monitoring.

Other topics include aphids management versus control, small grain silage update, salinity management in alfalfa fields; and the importance of non-genetically modified alfalfa for export or organic production.

PCA and CCA credit have been requested.

For more information, contact Shannon Mueller at (559) 241-7527 or scmueller@ucanr.edu.

 

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Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
9240 South Riverbend Ave.
Parlier, California 93648
United States

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