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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Intermountain REC Blog
Added June 10, 2016
The last couple of weeks we've received several reports from PCA's and wheat growers that many winter wheat, spring wheat, and barley fields have stripe rust. The widespread occurrence of stripe rust this early in the growing season is unusual for the...
Added May 26, 2016
The recent thunderstorms, rain, and overcast conditions have been a huge benefit for reduced irrigation demand and drought relief. On the flip side, these environmental conditions have created favorable conditions for early season late blight...
Added May 10, 2016
The warm weather this week is hopefully the best remedy for jump-starting many alfalfa fields damaged by frost and hail the last couple of weeks. If you have fields with frost damage that are not improving, you might dig some alfalfa plants and look at...