California

UCANR to host nematode workshop  

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) is offering a workshop focused on nematodes. The workshop is scheduled for March 26 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The event is designed to provide... more »

AgTechX Ed Summit tackles workforce issues

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, California Department of Food and Agriculture and Merced College have partnered to host AgTechX Ed, a half-day event dedicated to developing the next generation of tech-savvy agricultural... more »

Biotalys, academics partner on biocontrol research

Biotalys has entered into academic collaborations with researchers in plant pathology in the U.S. and United Kingdom (UK). Biotalys is developing a series of biocontrols to support growers in protecting their crops from pests and... more »

Applications available for California Ag Leadership Program class

Applications are now being accepted for the newest class of the California Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP). Applicants for Class 54 should be mid-career growers, farmers, ranchers, horticulturalists, foresters and/or individuals working in other areas of... more »

Parasitic weeds threaten California processing tomatoes

From the sky, in laboratories and underground, University of California, Davis, researchers are working to detect, manage and fight a parasitic weed threatening the state’s processing tomato industry. At first glance, orobanche ramosa looks like... more »

New UC studies estimate production costs for coastal lettuce, broccoli

Help for estimating costs and potential returns for growing lettuce and broccoli is now available for California Central Coast growers and others. Four new cost studies for lettuce and broccoli grown in Santa Cruz, San... more »

CDFA offers healthy soils program funding

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the availability of approximately $4 million dollars of grant funding for its Healthy Soils Demonstration Program. Program information The program funds projects that showcase California farmers... more »

University of California indoor farming survey seeks grower input

University of California researchers are seeking grower input on emerging controlled environment agriculture (CEA) trends. Greenhouse operators are encouraged to participate in the 2023 State of Controlled Environment Agriculture survey. IUNU, a technology company that... more »

Fungus-resistant strawberry varieties released by UC Davis

The UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program is releasing five new strawberry varieties that resist the soilborne disease Fusarium wilt, while also offering high yields and improved fruit quality. UC Eclipse, UC Golden Gate, UC Keystone,... more »

New UC Extension director for trio of counties starts

David Gonzalves is the new director for University of California Cooperative Extension in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. Responsible for the overall operation of UCCE educational and applied research programs in the region, Gonzalves also... more »

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