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Climate Smart Agriculture Blog

  • A Field Day for Cover Crops

    Added December 10, 2019
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    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...

  • Alder Springs Vineyard – Ecological Vineyard Management in Mendocino County

    Added November 20, 2019
    Alder Springs Vineyard in May 2019

        Located in Laytonville, CA, 150 miles North of San Francisco and 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean, sits Alder Springs Vineyard. This remarkable piece of land is home to approximately 140 acres of wine grape vines ranging in cultivars and...

  • Agroforestry and Climate Smart Agriculture

    Added October 16, 2019
    Photo by Jet Kim on Unsplash

    There has been much buzz and renewed interest recently in planting trees as a tool to combat both the causes and impacts of climate change. But what role do trees play in climate-smart agriculture? With respect to building healthy soils, tree canopy and...

Climate Smart Ag in the News!

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Dairy Producers Turn to Compost as Climate Solution from CalCAN on September 25th, 2019

Fire Resiliency for Farmers and Ranchers from Mendocino County Public and Community Radio on Aug 26th, 2019

New UC Climate Smart Ag Team Underway Shows Results from CalCAN on June 17th, 2019

Secretary Ross at UN Climate Change Conference in Germany from CDFA's Planting Seeds blog on June 17th, 2019

CDFA and UCANR join forces to advance climate-smart agriculture in California from UCANR News Releases on October 24, 2018




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