Hoppers at heart of red blotch

By |May 26th, 2016|

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Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have identified the three-cornered alfalfa treehopper (Spissistilus festinus) as the first known vector

Hansen: Research leads to better control for grape disease

By |May 25th, 2016|

Saved fungicide sprays for powdery mildew keep $2 million-plus in grape growers’ pockets.

Organic control of SWD

By |May 25th, 2016|

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Researchers are tackling what they call “cultural tactics” to determine nonchemical farming practices — such as pruning and thinning techniques

Beakers and breakthroughs in SWD research

By |May 24th, 2016|

California research into spotted wing drosophila sounds like science fiction.

SWD – How to stop a proliferate pest?

By |May 24th, 2016|

Growers and researchers are struggling in efforts to control the spread of spotted wing drosophila.

Better ways to spray

By |May 1st, 2016|

Five tips from sprayer training workshop can help limit your pesticide drift.

A spray-plus education (Video)

By |April 29th, 2016|

Farm worker teaching team leads the nation in preparing workers for safe use of pesticides.

Making the most of mulch

By |April 27th, 2016|

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Organic herbicides don’t match mulch for pear growers.

That’s the conclusion of University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor John Roncoroni,

Herbicide resistance a growing concern

By |April 25th, 2016|

Researcher offers tips for helping to control weeds in vineyards.

Pre-emergents can help control yellow nutsedge

By |April 25th, 2016|

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Yellow nutsedge can be a particular difficult weed to control in Northeast vineyards because of its below-ground germinating tuber, though

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