The Weed Science Program area of focus includes agricultural and invasive weed control (chemical, mechanical, cultural, and biological control), weed ecology, weed monitoring and forecasting, vegetation restoration, and integrated control strategies.
Pest Management of Small Grains - Weeds is a section of the Small Grain Production Manual that specifically addresses weeds and weed control.
Encycloweedia is sponsored by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and has a photo gallery and data sheets for identification and management of noxious weeds found in California.
Western Society of Weed Science coordinates efforts in weed management among various states and agencies, fosters and encourages education and research in weed science, and supports solutions to weed problems. Their website has a link to on-line lessons about herbicides.
UC Weed Science Blog
As a livestock and natural resources advisor, I don't expect to get questions about fruit trees such as figs. As it turns out, I recently needed to know just enough about figs to provide information on how to kill them - a west Fresno County landowner...
Long-time member of the California weed science community Steve Orloff passed away on October 3, 2017 after a brief fight with cancer. Steve spent his 33 year career as a UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, initially in the high...