In the Clover
4-H monthly newsletter for Tehama County families. Events, updates and information are included in each issue.
Fruit & Nut
Newsletters and announcement for walnuts, almonds and prunes
|Apr 2017 WALNUT News Vol #4||4/6/17|
Livestock & Range News
Livestock and Range News is a newsletter published by the Farm Advisor containing research, news and meeting notices related to the areas of livestock, range, pasture, and natural resources
|February 2017 Livestock & Range News||
Winter Animal Health Meetings
February 17, 2017
Morning Meeting—Orland Livestock Yard
Evening Meeting—Cottonwood Livestock Yard
Larry Forero, Josh Davy, and Dr. John Maas
Comparing Transline and Milestone herbicides
Josh Davy, Larry Forero, & Joe DiTomaso
Water and Land Resource Manager
Technology transfer of information for local leaders, growers, land owners, agency representativies, producers and industry support personnel. Conveying advances in irrigation and soil management.
|September 2016 Water & Land Newsletter||
Soil Testing Articles
Series of articles written to help understand results from a soil test.
|General Overview of soil testing and the types of information provided from them.||
A look at the basic principals of soil science that influence soil testing and the types of information contained in the reports.
|Interpreting Soil pH and Saturation Precentage Measurements||
This article will focus on the role of soil testing in orchard management, describe steps to acquire informative soil testing information, and discuss two of the more familiar parameters in a soil test report: pH and saturation percentage (SP).
|Primary Plant Nutrients: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium||
This article will focus on the nutrients nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium in orchard management.
|Secondary Plant Nutrients: Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur.||
This article discusses the use of soil tests to evaluate levels of the secondary nutrients calcium, magnesium, and sulfur in orchard soils. These nutrients are considered secondary because while they are essential to crop development, seasonal crop uptake is usally lower than for the primary nutrients N,P, and K but considerably higher than the micro-nutrients: zinc, iron, manganese, copper, boron and chloride.
|Plant Micronutrients: boron, chloride, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, and zinc.||
This article discusses micronutrients and the use of soil tests to evaluate their levels in orchard soils. Micronutrients are essential to almonds and other nut crops, yet are required in much smaller amounts than macronutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium or secondary nutrients such as calcium, magneium or sulfur. The eight micronutrients are boron (B), chloride (CI), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), molybdenum (Mo), nickel (Ni), and zinc (Zn). This article will help you understand the important roles these micronutrients play in the plant and in orchard management.
|Diagnosing Salinity Conditions||
The focus of this article is soil testing to diagnose salinity conditions. Soil testing can help diagnose three different types of field conditions that adversely affect orchard performance: 1) osmotic effects caused by excessive root zone salinity; 2) specific ion toxicities resulting from the accumulation of too much boron, chloride, or sodium and 3) soil chemistry properties that can affect soil structure and reduce water infultration.