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Still time to register for the SJV Weed Science day (April 11th) at the Westside Research and Extension Center

April 11 Extension Day

There is still time to register for the April 11th SJV Weed Science Extension Day at the Westside Research and Extension Center in Five Points (17353 West Oakland Avenue, Five Points, CA 93624). The meeting at the Westside Center will...

April 11 Extension Day
April 11 Extension Day

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 10:36 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

San Joaquin Valley Weed Science Days on April 2nd (KARE) and April 11 (WSREC). Join us!

alkali weed

There are TWO upcoming weed science extension days in the San Joaquin Valley this April. The first will be held on the 2nd of April at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier (9240 South Riverbend Road, Parlier...

alkali weed
alkali weed

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11:11 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

A Valentine's Day Blog Post: Weeds With Pretty Names (Re-Posted)

Field Bindweed

You just KNOW that some plants are considered weeds. Their common names give them away. They sound awful. Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum). Ripgut brome (Bromus diandrus). Devil's claw (Proboscidea lutea). Smellmelon (Cucumis melo). Itchgrass...

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Palmer amaranth, hand-weeding, regrowth, and seed production

Palmer amaranth flower head

A drive around parts of the San Joaquin Valley revealed some fields with Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) rising above the crop canopy (See image below). A male Palmer amaranth in a corn field in Merced County   Palmer amaranth is a tall...

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 10:58 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Real weeds in artificial turf

Real weeds in fake turf. Photo credit: L.M. Sosnoskie

A little something Lynn Sosnoskie shared with us... real weeds in artificial/fake turf.

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 9:31 AM

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