Automated Weeders are Attracting More Interest: Steve Fennimore Explains

Weed control is a continual struggle for vegetable growers, particularly hand weeding. Hand weeding is a major expense for crops like lettuce, and accounts for about 50 percent of the weed control costs for growers, according to Steve Fennimore, Cooperative Extension specialist and faculty member with the Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis….

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Development of an Automated Delivery System for Therapeutic Materials to Treat HLB-infected Citrus (Citrus Greening Disease)

Louise Ferguson, a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis and with UC Cooperative Extension, is a Co-PI in a $3.4 million USDA NIFA-funded project, “Development of an automated delivery system for therapeutic materials to treat HLB-infected citrus.” The four-year project is based at University of Florida, UC Davis/UC Cooperative…

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Weed Day 2018

A sold-out crowd attended the 62nd annual Weed Day at UC Davis to learn about weed control practices; herbicide resistance and symptomology; aquatic weeds; weed management in vineyards, orchards, beans, and rice; and weed identification (including apps for weed ID). Weed Day is coordinated by the UC Weed Research and Information Center. Participants include academics…

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