University of California




Konrad Mathesius
Agronomy Advisor for Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo counties
Cell Phone: 530-218-7567
Office Phone: 530-666-8704
Woodland Office Address: 70 Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695

Sacramento Valley Field Crops

Your Voice Matters, Let Us Hear it! (Survey Digest)

Snow Geese in Winter, Photo: Jack K. Clark

Growers are said to be one of the most surveyed groups in the US. This is understandable as only around 2% of Americans work in agriculture and there is an intrinsic lack of understanding of what is needed to help growers develop their operations. I...

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 1:37 PM
Tags: climate action (1), goose damage (1), labor (1), survey (1), training (2), yolo county (1)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Ag-related Online Tools for Growers, Managers, and Crop Consultants.

Google Sheets Example

Half the battle in learning and development is knowing what you don't know. I have been collecting a running list of different ag-related tools and technologies that I think growers, managers, and crop consultants could benefit from. Below are some...

Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 2:21 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

THIS THURSDAY: UC Alfalfa/ Forages and Small Grains Field Day:

Rominger Variety Trial ;23

If you haven't seen the announcements on the UC Small Grains blog, you should be subscribed to the UC Small Grains blog. Additionally, a friendly reminder to stop by this Thursday for the UC Alfalfa/ Forages and Small Grains Field Day from 7:30 a.m....

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2023 at 2:49 PM
Tags: alfalfa (2), continuing education (1), forages (1), irrigation (6), nitrogen (10), small grains (4), wheat (17)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Date Change: Nutrient Management Alternatives in Small Grains Grower Meeting moved to 4.18.23

Nutrient Mgmt Alternatives RSVP QR

A previous blog post advertised the Nutrient Management Alternatives meeting for later this month, but given the weather conditions and the high likelihood that the field and the parking around the field will likely still be wet, the meeting has...

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 at 2:13 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Grower Meeting Next Month 3/22/23: Nutrient Management Alternatives in Small Grains, Research Updates

Pittelkow Digestate and Hydrolysate Field Trial NDVI

Nitrogen (N) management in small grains has recently managed to capture more attention than usual due to the high cost of N fertilizers. Several researchers from UC and UCCE have been working on projects that can provide growers with some valuable...

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 4:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture
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