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Flooding alfalfa fields has high potential for groundwater recharge
Posted 1/19/2018 - A rigorous field study in two California climate zones has found that alfalfa can tolerate very heavy winter flooding for groundwater recharge. The research was published online Jan. 16 in California Agriculture journal. The alfalfa research is the...
Ag leaders, scientists set priorities to prevent invasive pest threats to the environment and economy
Posted 1/18/2018 - The gypsy moth, an interloper from Europe and Asia, is threatening California's majestic oaks in Ventura County. Invasive desert knapweed, which comes from Africa, has made its first North American appearance in in California's Anza-Borrego Desert,...