University of California Alfalfa & Forages
Image of Alfalfa Leaf 2014 Alfalfa & Forage Field Day - Kearney Ag Center Image of Alfalfa Leaf
September 12th, 8:00 AM – Noon
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Overview
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  • Event
  • 2014 KAC Alfalfa & Forage Field Day
  • Date
  • September 12th, 8:00 AM – Noon
  • Location
  • Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
  • Summary
  • The alfalfa and forage field day at Kearney was held on September 12th. It featured a field tour and presentations on topics such as irrigation management, variety selection, and pest control.
Field Day Schedule
Field Tour Handouts
  • Varieties — What are the Pest Management, Yield, and Quality Traits of Most Importance? Dan Putnam, Alfalfa and Forage Specialist, UC Davis Handout
  • Forage and Grain Sorghum Demonstration Plots Jeff Dahlberg, Director, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center Website
  • Forage and Sorghum Irrigation Management Research Bob Hutmacher, Steve Wright, Jeff Dahlberg, UCCE, UCD Plant Sciences, and UC Kearney and West-Side Research and Extension Centers Website
  • Characterizing the Nitrogen Benefit of Alfalfa-Wheat Rotations Eric Lin, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis Handout
Presentation Slides and Handouts
  • Sharpen and Other Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Alfalfa Kurt Hembree, Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno County Slides Handout
  • Distribution Uniformity in Surface Irrigation Systems and the Importance of Soil Moisture Monitoring Daniel Munk, Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno County Slides
  • Small Grain Silage Update Steve Wright, Farm Advisor, UCCE Tulare and Kings Counties Slides Handout
  • Salinity Management in Alfalfa Fields Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties Slides Handout
  • The Importance of Non-GE Alfalfa for Export or Organic Production Dan Putnam, Alfalfa and Forage Specialist, UC Davis Slides