• Drew Wolter UC Davis Grad Student Is Working on Threespike Goosegrass, Which is Tough To Control

  • Manuel Cunha, Pres. of Nisei Farmers League: High Heat Coming. Protecting Ag Employees is Critical

  • Alex Ott: Consumers Need More Education About Pecans

    Alex Ott is Executive Director of the American Pecan Council–Where the focus is consumer education to increase pecan consumption.

  • West Sacramento FFA Member Anna Kelley Feeds Her Chickens Garlic—Leads to Garlic Tasting Eggs!

  • Sophia Marin an Adjunct Professor at Bakersfield College is Working with Wasco High School Students Attend College While in High School

    Sophia Marin is a Lab Assistant III at UC Cooperative Extension Kern County as well as an Adjunct Professor at Bakersfield College. She is helping Wasco High School Students attend Bakersfield College to learn more about the science of agriculture.

  • Jimmy Gardiner, with United Honey Bees, Explains This Year’s Pollination Season on Almonds

    Jimmy Gardiner is a third generation almond farmer in Wasco, Calif. Five years ago, he got into beekeeping and pollination business.

  • Mackenzie Camacho is Researching Reducing the Spread of Botryosphaeria Spores in Walnut and other Crops

    Mackenzie Camacho is a FFA Student at Minarets High School in O’Neals CA. She wants to find a way to reduce spore release when diseased wood is being burned.

  • More Women Working on the Farm Will be Counted in Upcoming Census of Agriculture

    Doris Mold is with Sunrise Ag Associates, based in Wisconsin, and past president of the American Agri-Women Association. She noted that more women and others will be counted in the 2020 Census.

  • Liberty Galvin, a UC Davis PhD Student, Explains What Weedy Rice is

    Weedy Rice is a big problem for California rice growers.

  • Important Meeting in Bakersfield March 21 on What to do When ALRB or UFW Want to Access Farm Operations

    Jesse Rojas, the founder, and CEO of the Redd Group has organized the March 21 seminar.

  • Idalia Navarro, A Student at Cal State University Fresno is Researching Field Bindweed Control

    Idalia Navarro says Field Bindweed can survive with high salt water, but it will not grow if under water stress.

  • Sonora High School FFA Students Cameron Christie and Chris Ramos Are Working on a Compost Study

    The Sonora FFA Students are insulating compost to warm it up so that earthworms have a better survival rate

  • UC Davis PhD Student Katie Driver is Researching the Control of Bearded Sprangletop in Rice

    Bearded Sprangletop is becoming more troublesome for rice growers.

  • Fresno State Student Priyanka Chaudhari is Researching why Hairy Fleabane is Glyphosate Resistant

    Chaudhari said Hairy Fleabane compartmentalizes the glyphosate molecule not allowing it to move through the plant systemically.

  • Dennis Donohue On Recent AgTechx in West Sacramento

    Bayer Crop Science in partnership with Western Growers presented the first AgTechx event in West Sacramento.

  • Timothy Jacobs, A Grad Student Soon to Graduate from Cal Poly SLO Researches Weed Control in Organic Strawberries

    Timothy Jacobs studied weed control in organic strawberries using Sudan grass as a cover crop and soil solarization to kill weed seeds.

  • Cody Drake, a Cal State University Fresno Senior, on Remote Sensing with a Drone for Vineyard Weed Management

  • David Haviland Entomology Farm Advisor UCCE Kern County on Mating Disruption

    David Haviland explains when tree nut growers should use navel orangeworm mating disruption and when they might not need to use the strategy.

  • Hans Specht is with Arable and Explains a Great Product to Help Growers

    Arable Mark is a sensor that reports weather data and measures plant health.

  • James Schaeffer, Staff Research Associate UC Cooperative Extension Fresno County On Alkali weed in Fresno County

    James Schaeffer is working to find out more about Alkali Weed in orchards and other crops in Fresno County.