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Announcement: Healthy Soils Workshop August 31st in Davis, CA 2-5pm

Dear All, CAFF will be hosting a workshop to assist folks interested in applying for the Healthy Soils Incentive Program.  If you have questions about this program, feel free to reach out to me or you can read more about it here-- incentives...

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Pesticide Safety Training Workshop in Yolo County, for Ag supervisors • Growers • Farm Labor Contractors • Safety Managers • Safety Trainers

Dear All,   This training will be offered in Davis, CA in English on Oct 12.  Please share with your friends and colleagues who may be interested.   Flyer attached.   Thanks, Margaret     Pesticide...

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Saving seed this summer? Great upcoming workshop!

Folks, A great workshop is scheduled for Thursday Aug 10 at UC Davis.  It's a busy time of year, but it could be a great time to improve your skills to benefit this summer's seed saving. ORGANIC BREEDING AND SEED INTENSIVE Join Jared Zystro of...

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 9:20 PM

Bay Area Wholesale Market Tour June 13

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DEADLINE TO REGISTER EXTENDED THROUGH TODAY! Join us for an exciting tour of Bay Area Wholesale Markets! Register by Friday June 9 at http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=21089Space is limited.  All are welcome.Warm...

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2:12 PM

Understanding Nitrogen Demand in Organic, Fresh Market Tomato Production and Nitrogen Release Rates from Amendments

Knowing whether your fresh market tomatoes have enough nitrogen at each growth stage can be very challenging because multiple amendments are often added to grow organically such as compost + sea bird guano + liquid fertilizers.  A small research...

Posted on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 12:37 PM

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Legume Series Post #1

New research shows that legumes can detect different rhizobium strains and they have ‘policing’ mechanisms that select for cooperative, nitrogen-sharing rhizobia and against ‘selfish’, nitrogen-greedy rhizobia.

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