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Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials - We want to know your thoughts!

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If you're a landscape or horticultural professional, garden writer or blogger, breeder or a UC Master Gardener, we could use your help on evaluating a research project partially located at UC South Coast Research and Extension Center!   UC...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:03 PM

Mysterious seeds in the mail? Please Read...

Unlabeled seeds from unsolicited packages. Credit: Anonymous

Report Unsolicited Seeds to APHIS Have you had unexpected seeds show up in the mail? Unknown seeds could be invasive plants, contain invasive insects, or have plant disease causing agents. Here's what the United States Department of Agriculture Animal...

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:10 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

NOXIOUS WEED ALERT - PERENNIAL PEPPERWEED/TALL WHITETOP

Perennial Pepperweed or Tall Whitetop

Does this weed look familiar? Perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium) also known as tall whitetop is a root-creeping perennial weed. It is commonly found along roadsides, ditches, and drains. It is also a big problem in pastures, non-cropland,...

Perennial Pepperweed or Tall Whitetop
Perennial Pepperweed or Tall Whitetop

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 9:49 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management

Farm Smart June 2020 Newsletter

DREC staff, Juan Buenrostro (left) and Efrain Sambrano (right) measuring alfalfa yields.

Our June 2020 newsletter is now available! Click here to view the newsletter

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 1:36 PM

Meshing older and modern farming.....

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Farmers outside of Mexico City are embracing older farming customs to feed their communities. To learn about the practices they are utilizing, check out the article In Mexico City, the Coronavirus is Bringing Back Aztec-Era 'Floating...

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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