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July-September 2010

Cover: The edges of Los Banos, a city of more than 30,000 in Merced County, are irregular, creating more opportunities for urban-agricultural conflict (pages 121, 127). Geographic information systems (GIS) are being used to more accurately assess land use, aiding in regional planning and farmland conservation (pages 118, 129).

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California Agriculture, July-September 2010

Volume 64, Number 3
Life at the edge: Farming, growth and conflict

Peer-reviewed Research and Review Articles

California communities deal with conflict and adjustment at the urban-agricultural edge
by Alvin D. Sokolow, Sonja Varea Hammond, Maxwell Norton, Evan E. Schmidt
pp121-128, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p121
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A new method is used to evaluate the strategic value of Fresno County farmland
by Evan E. Schmidt, James H. Thorne, Patrick Huber, Nathaniel Roth, Edward Thompson, Michael McCoy
pp129-134, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p129
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Mitigation techniques reduce sediment in runoff from furrow-irrigated cropland
by Rachael F. Long, Blaine R. Hanson, Allan E. Fulton, Donald P. Weston
pp135-140, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p135
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Dry-season soil water repellency affects Tahoe Basin infiltration rates
by Erin C. Rice, Mark E. Grismer
pp141-148, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p141
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Survey examines the adoption of perceived best management practices for almond nutrition
by Sara E. Lopus, María Paz Santibáñez, Robert H. Beede, Roger A. Duncan, John Edstrom, Franz J. A. Niederholzer, Cary J. Trexler, Patrick H. Brown
pp149-154, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p149
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Distinctive symptoms differentiate four common types of berry shrivel disorder in grape
by Mark N. Krasnow, Mark A. Matthews, Rhonda J. Smith, Jason Benz, Ed Weber, Ken A. Shackel
pp155-159, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p155
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science Briefs

EDITORIAL: New strategies deliver solutions-oriented science
by Robert W. Sams
pp114, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p114
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pp115, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p115
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From our readers
pp117, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p117a
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Cal Ag moves to Richmond
pp117, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p117b
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Suckow hired as Cal Ag's new art director
pp117, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p117c
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Outlook: Budget cuts threaten the Williamson Act, California's longstanding farmland protection program
by Alvin D. Sokolow
pp118-120, doi#10.3733/ca.v064n03p118
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