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Plant Sciences Pumpkin Patch Fun

It’s that time of year again when the Department of Plant Sciences takes to the field to pick pumpkins and do the best pumpkin carvings ever alongside an awesome BBQ and chili-off competition. We couldn’t quite do it all this year, given covid restrictions but despite that, over 200 people came to the UC Davis farm field, including lots of happy children, to enjoy a few hours in the sunshine picking some amazing pumpkins. Said Chair Taylor, “This is a great annual event and it’s so good to meet people, outdoors, in-person.

New Tools from UC to Improve N Management in California Small Grain Crops

UC Davis and UC Cooperative Extension are excited to share newly developed tools that optimize nitrogen (N) fertilizer management in wheat and other small grains. The new tools and case studies illustrating how they’ve been applied in commercial settings will be discussed at an upcoming webinar on 11/4/2021 from 2-4 PM (2 INMP/CURES CEU credits available for those who REGISTER).