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New Agronomy and Weed Science Advisor

My name is Lynn Sosnoskie and I recently joined the University of California Cooperative Extension Team as a Agronomy and Weed Science Advisor for Merced and Madera Counties based out of the Merced office.   About me. I grew up in a...

Posted on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 8:20 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Memorial for UC Farm Advisor Steve Orloff

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Long-time member of the California weed science community Steve Orloff passed away on October 3, 2017 after a brief fight with cancer.   Steve spent his 33 year career as a UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, initially in the high...

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:24 AM

Feather fingergrass: an emerging problem in orchards and field crops

Picture1 Feather fingergrass plant (Photo J. M. DiTomaso)

Feather fingergrass, a summer annual weed native to warm temperate regions worldwide is becoming more and more common in the northern Sacramento Valley. It can be found in agricultural fields, orchards, roadsides and canals. This tuft forming grass, can...

Picture1 Feather fingergrass plant (Photo J. M. DiTomaso)
Picture1 Feather fingergrass plant (Photo J. M. DiTomaso)

Picture2 Feather fingergrass inflorescence (Photo J. M. DiTomaso)
Picture2 Feather fingergrass inflorescence (Photo J. M. DiTomaso)

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:00 AM
  • Author: Mariano Galla

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT :: Area Cooperative Extension Advisor Agronomic Cropping Systems/Weed Science

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The UC ANR Academic Personnel Unit has begun recruitment for the Area CE Advisor for Agronomic Cropping Systems/Weed Science serving Glenn, Butte and Tehama Counties. LOCATION HEADQUARTERS: Orland, Glenn County, California CLOSING DATE: For full...

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:02 PM
Tags: agronomic crops (31), announcement (228)

Winged primrose willow and red rice--weeds to watch out for in 2016

Weeds found in a rice field: Red rice (left) Winged primrose willow (right)

From the UC Rice Blog :: 4/25/2016 Author: Luis Espino In addition to the well-known rice weeds we deal with every year, there are a couple of weeds I want to bring to your attention this year. One is an invasive and the other has been with us for a...

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:28 AM
Tags: agronomic crops (31), Rice (24), Weeds (64)

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