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Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads - December 6 in Paso Robles
Posted 11/17/2017 - Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads When: December 6,  9:30 am - 1:00 pm Where: J. Lohr Wine Center,  6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles Registration is Free, sign up today by clicking here   Workshop Objectives: Provide landowners...

Cattle grazing to reduce weeds. Rancher Seminar, December 7
Posted 11/16/2017 - The San Benito County Weed Management Area is holding its 16th Annual Continuing Education Seminar for Ranchers on Thursday, December 7 from 7:30 am to 11:35 am at the Hollister Veterans Memorial building.  The event is free! Come learn about...

Fighting Foxtail in a Small Pasture
Posted 11/3/2017 - Foxtail (Hordeum murinum) is a pest plant that can dominate pastures on the Central Coast. It's not particularly good forage for livestock and the seed heads often get stuck in eyes, ears, and noses of livestock and pets. This annual grass is difficult...

Blooming stages Selected Yellow Starthistle Treatment Options
Posted 9/20/2017 - Temperatures are starting to cool down a bit, a nice reprieve from the consistently hot summer we've been having.  Maybe we'll get some rain in the next three or four weeks and get some good germination.  Hopefully, we won't get too much yellow...

Pajaroella tick Update on Foothill Abortion and the Vaccine
Posted 9/8/2017 - Dr. Jeff Stott, UC Cooperative Extension Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology at UC Davis, recently gave a talk on foothill abortion at a producer meeting in San Luis Obispo County. Click this link to see his PowerPoint presentation:...

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