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Nitrogen fertilzer: aqua-ammonia versus urea

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I have heard that there may be a shortage of aqua-ammonia (aqua) fertilizer for the start of this year's rice season. This begs the question as to...

Posted on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 9:53 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

PPE in short supply for farm work during the COVID-19 crisis

People who work on farms wear personal protective equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19, pesticides, dust and other health hazards. People who work on farms wear personal protective equipment to protect themselves from COVID-19, pesticides, dust and other health hazards.

While most Californians are staying home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, California farmers, farmworkers and other agricultural...

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 11:59 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Armyworm trapping season starts

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As you know, we have been monitoring armyworm flights with pheromone traps across the valley since 2018. This year, the first set of traps were...

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Managing Rice with Limited Water

In the past few weeks, we have been getting updates from some irrigation districts that water allocations have been reduced in some areas. We have...

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 3:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Should I apply Zinc or not?

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We have gotten several calls about the use of zinc (Zn) fertilizers to address potential Zn deficiencies. The price of zinc is going up, and it is...

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8:35 AM
Tags: fertility (2)

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