Russell Ranch Field Day – Kernza, Corn, and Small Grains (amongst many other topics)

“More than Yield: Exploring the Full Potential of Our Agroecosystems” was the theme at Russell Ranch Field Day on June 12. Field tours included three topic areas: Soil Structure, Carbon, and Microbes Management and Cropping for Resilience Irrigation, Nutrient Retention, and Disease In addition to field tours, there were a number of flash talks (in…

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Warm Winters Can Help Wildfire Recovery, As Long As There’s Enough Rain

[Ecosystems of South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region bounce back from wildfires much more quickly in warmer winter weather.] by Kat Kerlin, UC Davis July 6, 2015 Reprinted from UC Davis Egghead Blog, by Andy Fell Using more than a decade’s worth of daily satellite images, researchers have determined ecosystems of South Africa’s Cape Floristic Region…

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