Field Cultural Care


Agricultural Operations provides space and services for row crop field research projects in Riverside and Coachella. Services available include: land preparation, bedding, planting, pre-plant fertilizer, pre-emergent herbicides, planting as seed or transplants, irrigation setup, irrigation, cultivation, pest management, and weed control. 'Ag Ops' has experience growing the row crops that are produced commercially in Southern California as well as many experimental introductions. Services for specialized cultural practices for research are also available.


  • land preparation
  • bedding
  • planting
  • pre-plant fertilizer
  • pre-emergent herbicides
  • plant seeds or transplant
  • irrigation set-up
  • cultivation
  • pest management
  • weed control


  • $26.19/hour


  • Work Order This begins a research project or orders work not part of the original research agreement.
  • Irrigation Request This orders irrigation for your project or changes the irrigation program.
  • Land Allocation Request This begins the field research process, typically following a research meeting. Contact us to arrange a meeting.

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Agricultural Operations
1060 Martin Luther King Blvd
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-5906
Fax: (951) 827-5139

Hours open: 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday

Closed on campus holidays