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  • Public Safety Power Shutoffs - Impacts to Irrigation

    Please complete this short survey regarding irrigation water shutoffs due to the October Public Safety Power Shutoffs: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=28715


    By Dan Macon
    Author - County Director, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
  • Public Safety Power Shutoffs - How is YOUR Farm Coping?

    Over the weekend, much of the Sierra foothills was impacted by another PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (or PSPS, as the company calls it). This time, the advertised windstorm actually materialized - and while shutting off the electrical grid...


    By Dan Macon
    Author - County Director, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
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  • Blueberry - Ryan
    Have You Pruned your Blueberries Yet?

    Pruning is critical for the management of blueberry plants. It helps with the growth and development of younger plants and is needed to create a structure that will maximize vigor and productivity, minimize insect and disease problems, and help maintain...


    By Ramiro E. Lobo
    Author - Small Farms & Agricultural Economics Advisor