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Federal Label for Kerb Regained

The following information is from the Salinas Valley Agriculture blog. On January 12, 2016 the Federal EPA label for Kerb SC was reinstated for leaf lettuce. The registration on leaf lettuce was...

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:56 AM

2015 Evaluation of intelligent cultivators for use in lettuce production

Photo 1. Robovator intelligent cultivators

Richard Smith, Farm Advisor and Tricia Love, Research Assistant University of California Cooperative Extension Monterey County SUMMARY The current automated weeding machines use cameras to detect...

Tables 1 and 2
Tables 1 and 2

Posted on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Potential control of cheatgrass, medusahead, and jointed goatgrass in the Western US with native soil bacteria

USDA-ARS researchers at Oregon and Washington State Universities have recently publicized* the results of a long-term field trials investigating the utility of native soil bacteria for selective...

Posted on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:47 AM

EPA Proposes New Rules for Pesticide Applicators

Photo credit: J.K. Clark, UC IPM

[From the December 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin]                         On August 5, 2015, EPA released a proposal to...

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 5:03 PM

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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