Four miles from the Oregon border, in Tulelake, California, the Intermountain Research and Extension Center (IREC) is one of nine centers under the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. IREC supports and facilitates University of California research in field and vegetable crops grown in northeast California, and supports conservation of natural resources in the Klamath Basin.
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Added July 29, 2020
Does this weed look familiar? Perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium) also known as tall whitetop is a root-creeping perennial weed. It is commonly found along roadsides, ditches, and drains. It is also a big problem in pastures, non-cropland,...
Strategies for Managing Crops Under Limited Irrigation Supplies - lessons learned from previous UC ANR drought researchAdded May 12, 2020
Hold on to your hats Klamath Basin Agriculture it sounds like we may be about to take a wild ride into the unknown. The unexpected announcement last week that the Klamath project's water allocation of 140,000 acre feet is uncertain and likely to decrease...
Added April 8, 2020
Re-posted with permission from the UC ANR Alfalfa & Forage News: "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" holds true in entomology as well! The activity of natural enemies of pests (beneficial insects) is a key component of Integrated Pest Management...