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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 (30), #Siskiyou (7), #small grains (2), #Tulelake (36)

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
  • Contributor: Athena Chiladakis
  • Author: Rob Wilson

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
  • Author: Rob wilson
  • Editor: Athena Chiladakis

IREC Field Day 2017 a Success!

2017 IREC Tour

Thank you for making our 2017 Field Day at IREC a success! Over 100 visitors came to Tulelake on Wednesday, July 26, to tour the facility and learn about the ongoing research. We were honored to have Glenda Humiston, Vice President of UC ANR attend the...

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 1:10 PM
  • Author: Athena Chiladakis

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