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Soil, Water, & Irrigation
Classification of Conservation Tillage Practices in California Irrigated . . .
Full Title: Classification of Conservation Tillage Practices in California Irrigated Row Crop Systems. Tillage has been practiced for nearly as long as there has been agriculture. New techniques in use now can reduce erosion and soil damage.

Publication Number:: 8364
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Coastal California Rain Gardens
Rain gardens collect rainwater and beautify a yard. They provide an effective form of rainwater harvesting, allowing property owners to save valuable water from going down storm drains.

Publication Number:: 8531
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Composting Is Good for Your Garden and the Environment
California Master Gardener Tip Sheet. The title says it: Composting is a good thing! Learn what to compost, how to manage your compost pile and how to use the finished product. Three mini-posters, four pages of text, plus links to useful resources.

Publication Number:: 8367
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Diagnosing Soil Physical Problems
Plants may grow poorly for many reasons, and many of those may lie underground in the soil. Learn to identify a number of common soil problems so you can seek help to fix them. This is an unaltered scan of the 1976 print edition.

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Drip Irrigation Salinity Management for Row Crops
Furrow and sprinkler irrigation have long been used for California row crops, but drip irrigation now offers a number of advantages, particularly in areas to are subject to excess salts in soil and irrigation water. See if drip is right for your farm.

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Drought Irrigation Strategies for Alfalfa
Alfalfa is California's largest user of agricultural water, with about 1 million acres in production most years. When there's not enough water around, it can hit alfalfa growers hard. Here are some strategies that will help you weather a drought.

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Drought Tip: Crop Salt Tolerance
Soil salinity is an important stressor affecting irrigated crops; and is often exacerbated during drought. Learn about crop response and tolerance to salinity along with basic steps for monitoring and management.

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Drought Tip: Irrigating Citrus with Limited Water
As an evergreen in California’s Mediterranean climate, with wet winters and dry summers, citrus requires some water all year long. Proper irrigation system design, installation, maintenance and scheduling can help citrus orchards continue production duri

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Drought Tip: Keeping Plants Alive under Drought or Water Restrictions
This publication provides information on how to keep outdoor plantings alive during drought or water restrictions. Topics covered include symptoms of water stress, tips to conserve water in your landscape, methods to help specific plants survive drought,

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Drought Tip: Managing Irrigated Corn during Drought
Not every crop responds to water deficiency in the same way; for corn, even small water deficits reduce productivity. This drought tip will help California growers of corn calculate the amount of water their crop requires under various conditions.

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Drought Tip: Managing Irrigated Pasture during Drought
Irrigated perennial pastures are important in drought when annual rangeland productivity is compromised. Learn how to manage your pasture during drought by selecting the right kind of grass and by using management practices that can enhance survival.

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Drought Tip: Use of Shallow Groundwater for Crop Production
In drought times, it can't be "irrigation as usual." Depending on your crop and soil structure, shallow groundwater (any water within the first 6 feet or so of soil depth) can make a significant contribution to crop production and farm survival.

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El compostaje es bueno para su jardín y el medio ambiente
El título lo dice todo: ¡El compostaje es algo bueno! Aprenda qué materias usar, cómo manejar su montón de compost y cómo utilizar el producto final. Incluye tres mini-pósters y cuatro páginas de texto, más enlaces a recursos útiles en línea.

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Establishing Hedgerows on Farms in California
A hedgerow is a border of trees, shrubs, grasses, forbs, rushes, or sedges that surrounds a farm field and can reduce the effects of wind and water erosion, provide habitat for beneficial insects, and more. Find out if a hedgerow is right for your farm.

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Facts about Serpentine Rock and Soil Containing Asbestos in California
Serpentine and related rocks sometimes contain naturally occurring asbestos (NOA). When these rocks break down into soil, the NOA comes with them, and that creates a health hazard. Learn to recognize serpentine soils and keep health risks to a minimum.

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Home Gardens and Lead
Lead is a heavy metal that occurs in all soils but can reach hazardous levels in some soils as a result of leaded-fuel exhaust, industrial wastes and other causes. Learn how to test your soil for safety and see what you can do if lead levels run too high.

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How to Improve Your Preliminary Dairy Facility Assessment Ratio
This publication briefly describes opportunities for dairy operators to improve facility nutrient balance based on the results of the preliminary dairy facility assessment (PDFA), so they can better meet May 2007 requirements for the Central Valley.

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Interpreting Turfgrass Irrigation Water Test Results
Water analysis by a commercial laboratory provides data on many parameters, some of which are of little significance for turfgrass irrigation. Learn which parameters are the most important for turfgrass management.

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Low-Cost Methods of Measuring Diverted Water
California Water Resources Board rules say you have to measure and report the amount of water you divert from surface waters for farming. Pasture and low-value crops can't cover the cost of commercial measuring tools, but there are cheaper alternatives.

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Maintaining Wood in Streams: A Vital Action for Fish Conservation
A debris-free stream is not always a happy stream! Large woody debris is a critically important resource for California's fish and wildlife. Learn how fallen tree trunks and limbs benefit stream ecosystems.

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Managing Mosquitoes in Surface-Flow Constructed Treatment Wetlands
Constructed wetlands can provide many economic and environmental benefits, but due care must be taken to prevent mosquito infestations.

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Pesticide Choice: Best Management Practice (BMP) for Protecting Surface Water...
Full Title: Pesticide Choice: Best Management Practice (BMP) for Protecting Surface Water Quality in Agriculture

How to make pest control decisions that will minimize the potential for harm to surface water quality.


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Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Causes and Management of Runoff . . .
Minimizing runoff from surface irrigation is a balance between adequate irrigation and tailwater runoff. This publication discusses how surface runoff can occur and management methods that can minimize the amount of water leaving a property.

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Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Managing Existing Sprinkler . . .
If you experience runoff from an existing sprinkler-irrigated orchard, changing the design and set-up of the sprinkler system, the management of the sprinkler system, or the management of the orchard floor may reduce the amount.

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