A productive alfalfa crop removes significant quantities of macronutrients and small amounts of micronutrients from the soil (Table 1). A complete fertilizer program is essential to ensure a highly productive, long-lived stand.
Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.
This article describes how to determine vineyard nutrient needs through tissue and soil sampling.
While the type of soil is important, location takes precedence when starting a vineyard for wine production.
Information on vineyard water management, focusing on when to initiate irrigation.
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.
This is a guide that can be used by wine grape growers to interpret their vine tissue nutrient analysis results to determine nutrient sufficiency, deficiency or excess.
Our hope is to make you better acquainted with the important functions of riparian areas on your ranch, give you some ideas on how to manage them effectively, and provide a framework for developing grazing management that incorporates these areas into your overall cattle operation.
A critical, but often overlooked step in the development of a comprehensive grazing management plan is a well-defined monitoring program for evaluating progress towards meeting management objectives.