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Intermountain Drought Decisions

Tough water years mean tough decisions for Intermountain farmers.  UCANR along with the California Institute of Water Resources and the Strategic Water Initiative have produced a YouTube online seminar series entitled "Insights: Water &...

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:27 AM
Tags: #alfalfa (10), #drought (3), #intermountain (25), #irec (42), #Klamath Basin (2), #research (15), #Tulelake (34)

Welcome, Guests!

Antelope Roaming at IREC

While checking fields this morning, IREC Director Rob Wilson ran into some interesting guests enjoying the alfalfa.   Perhaps they are collecting data for our researchers, or they are conducting their own taste tests.  Either way, we welcome...

Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:34 PM
Tags: #IREC (42), #tulelake (34)

Save the Date for the IREC Field Day!

2013 IREC Field Day participants learn about onions.

Tulelake is the place to be on August 13, 2014, for the Annual Intermountain Research and Extension Center Field Day!  We have many activities planned, so there is something for everyone! Our special theme this year is the celebration of 100 years...

Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:06 AM
Tags: #Field Day (5), #IREC (42), #Tulelake (34), #UCCE100 (4)

2014 Outlook for Seedcorn and Onion Maggot in Tulelake Onions

Trapped maggot flies at IREC in 2011-2013

Water availability is still uncertain, but the probability of maggots infesting onion fields this year is nearly guaranteed. Over the last three field seasons, we conducted several experiments at IREC examining insecticides applied at planting for...

Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:36 PM
Tags: #IREC (42), #maggot (4), #onion (6), #Tulelake (34)

New LED Lighting in the IREC Shop

New LED Lights in the IREC Shop

Thanks to ANR Be Smart About Safety (BSAS) funding, new LED lights have been installed in the IREC shop. These new lights are bright, efficient and mercury-free. They make the shop safer for prepping field equipment or while making repairs. Senior Farm...

Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 12:44 PM
Tags: #bsas (1), #irec (42), #ledlights (1), #safety (1)

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