Celebrating 100 Years in Yolo County
Grower and Landowners
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South Sacramento Winter Valley Almond Meeting
February 4th, 2014 - 8am to Noon
Stagehands Theater, Colusa County Fairgrounds
PCA and CCA credits requested
Yolo County Programs
4-H helps young people discover and develop their potential. It provides a wide variety of educational and enrichment experiences.
The Field Crops program includes crops such as corn, wheat and safflower. Yearly trials provide important information about disease resistance and yield for more efficient production.
Up-to-date information and research regarding fruit and nut crops (excluding grapes).
Providing professional research and advice to support range livestock producers and rangeland managers.
Master Gardener volunteers provide information, problem-solving expertise and educational opportunities about home gardening to Yolo County residents.
Norton Hall is a meeting room available to University and County departments. The hall is only to be used for meetings that directly affect the wellfare of Yolo County and cannot be reserved for private functions.
The major goal of the University of California Nutrition Education Program is to improve the nutrition-related skills and behaviors of Yolo County youth and families.
The program covers Water Quality, Integrated Pest Management, Forage Crops (alfalfa, sudangrass, oat hay) and Dry Beans.
Information for vegetable growers in Yolo, Solano and Sacramento counties with an emphasis on Processing Tomato Production.
Quagga (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) and zebra (Dreissena polymorpha) mussels are invasive freshwater mussels that were first found in North America in the Great Lakes in 1988. These species are native to the freshwater rivers and lakes in Eastern Europe and western Asia (Eurasia) including the Black, Caspian, and Azov Seas (zebra mussel) and the Dneiper River drainage of Ukraine and Ponto-Caspian Sea (quagga mussel).
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Yolo County Blogs
Yellowing of alfalfa leaves in the springtime - Do you know what this is?
Posted 3/10/2014 - A friend sent me these photos from an alfalfa field near the Merced area in California's Central Valley. Can you diagnose what this is? We're not 100% sure what it is, but have a pretty good idea- and have provided a view at the end of this blog -...
Blue Alfalfa Aphid Update – March 2014
Posted 3/10/2014 - Blue alfalfa aphid (BAA) populations have again been seen in southern and central California including locations in the Imperial, Palo Verde, Antelope, and San Joaquin Valleys (see Peter Goodell blog from 16 January 2014). In many locations, this was...
New book helps pros manage invasive weeds in California forests
Posted 3/5/2014 - Beautiful but unwelcome in California wildlands, brooms are shrubs introduced into North America from Europe in the mid-1800s. Common species include Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) and Portuguese broom (Cytisus striatus). Brooms were introduced as...
Cooperative Extension Yolo County
70 Cottonwood Street
Left Side Of Building
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8143
Fax: (530) 666-8736