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September 19th, 2018 at UC Davis

Alfalfa And Small Grains Field Day

Save the date and come join friends and colleagues at the 2018 Alfalfa & Forage Field Day. Planning for the annual Alfalfa & Forage Field Day at the Kearney Ag Center is underway..

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November 27-28-29 Reno, Nevada

Small Grains - Alfalfa/Forages Symposium

Organized by the California Alfalfa Workgroup and California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium

  • Nov. 27 – Nutrient Management Workshop (Alfalfa/Corn/Grasses)
  • Nov 28-29 California Alfalfa & Forage Symposium (Economics, Irrigation, Pest Management)
  • Exhibits and Sponsorships Welcome

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Alfalfa and Grass Hay Exports on Track for Another Dramatic Increase in 2017

Steve Orloff was a true agronomist with broad knowledge and in-depth expertise related to most fields of agriculture science. He published hundreds of articles reporting on his original research related to pest management, irrigation, harvest management fertilization and variety selection.

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Long Beach, CA
This symposium has been sponsored by the University of California since 1971. We have all of the proceedings and many of the Powerpoints (and more recently, videos) of this conference on-line. Please click on the year of interest:

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All Symposia Proceedings (1971-2014) are archived with a search engine, which can be obtained on the Search Proceedings page. Put in any subject or author to obtain articles on many subjects. This is a great source of Western alfalfa information.

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A comprehensive 24-chapter publication designed to provide detailed, scientifically-based information about the growth, production, management, and utilization of alfalfa grown under irrigation. Lots of pest management information, forage quality, and variety information. Chapters can be downloaded, but it’s better to buy the whole publication.

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