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Posts Tagged: Ventura County

A Field Day for Cover Crops

Alli Fish holding a radish.

As I have mentioned in my previous blogs, I have a certain affinity for cover crops. Mostly it is because I see enormous potential to increase the soil health and climate resiliency in Ventura County agriculture by incorporating cover crops. To shed...

Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 8:34 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Avocado Growers Talk Cover Crops

Triticale and Lamb-Hass. Photo credit: Chris Sayer

Cover crops in avocados. How do you select species? When do you seed? Do they even work? What benefits do you notice? What are the management issues associated with cover crops? These were all questions addressed at a grower field day seminar entitled,...

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food

Climate Smart Agriculture: What is it and who can help me implement it?

Pillars of Climate Smart Agriculture. FAO.

 What exactly is climate smart agriculture? The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations coined the term climate smart agriculture as “an approach that helps to guide actions needed to transform and reorient agricultural...

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 2:46 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment
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