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"Celebration of Life" for Steve Orloff

Steve Orloff

A “Celebration of Life” for Steve Orloff will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Five Mary's Farm in Fort Jones, CA (117 miles north of Redding, 22 miles southwest of Yreka). Everyone is welcome! A catered community BBQ will...

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:40 AM

Mourning the Loss of Steve Orloff

Steve, in his Fields of Heaven, Scott Valley, CA August 2016. Photo by Michael, Rosenheim Lab, UCD

  Dear IREC Friends and Supporters, It is with deep personal regret that I inform you that Steve Orloff passed away yesterday. Steve died after a difficult struggle with cancer. Steve was a Siskiyou County Farm Advisor for more than 20 years...

Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:55 PM

2017 Intermountain Small Grain Variety Results

Small Grain Trial Sites in California

**Re-posted with permission from the UC Agronomy Research and Information Center - Small Grains** Results from the 2016-2017 Fall-planted small grain variety trials throughout California are now available. These include tests of commercial and advanced...

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:11 AM
Tags: #intermountain (24), #Siskiyou (5), #small grains (2), #Tulelake (33)

Financial Incentives Available to California Farms from Healthy Soils Program

Over $3.75 Million in Incentives Available. Grants and incentives are available through the Healthy Soils Program for implementation of several management practices including cover crops, compost application, reduced tillage, vegetative barriers,...

Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 10:40 AM

Weather Forecast is Favorable for Many Plant Diseases

Purple Blotch Lesion on Onion Leaf

A chance of thunderstorms most of the week and moderating air temperatures will promote prolonged leaf wetness and high humidity in the crop canopy both of which are favorable for development of several plant diseases. The smoky air also moderates solar...

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 3:25 PM

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