The University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) will host an Alfalfa & Small Grains Field Day on May 11.

Topics on the agenda include water-quality regulatory issues with alfalfa, management methods to protect water quality in alfalfa, the importance of alfalfa to wild birds, Roundup Ready alfalfa issues, stem nematode management strategies and more.

The event, at the UC-Davis Agronomy Field Headquarters on Hutchinson Road in Davis, will kick off with a noon barbeque lunch sponsored by the California Crop Improvement Association. Get directions.