Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator
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Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator

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Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator

While UCCE was training and graduating beginning farmers and ranchers over three years (2012-2014), we were also researching and getting trained ourselves, on how to create a “farm business incubator” – considered to be the next step for farmers and ranchers, that will propel them to success.

 
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Ag labor management seminars offer keys to success in times of labor uncertainty

UC Cooperative Extension will hold workshops in Temecula Feb. 1 and 2 to help California agricultural employers facing many challenges including labor shortages, wage & hour laws, joint liability, worker safety, workers comp insurance, and immigration issues and policies. “Agricultural employers and managers are better prepared to face uncertainty in labor markets with up-to-date...

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 12:05 PM
Tags: Farm labor (1), San Diego (2), UCCE (2)

Strawberry and vegetable crops extension program and its impact in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties

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Extension education plays a major role in agricultural development.  Timely and efficient dissemination of information on new technologies, crop production or pest management practices, and emerging or potential problems helps growers to reduce their production costs and improve yields.  A variety of communication tools and techniques are necessary to effectively carry out the mission...

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 1:41 PM

Improving strawberry yield with a recycled food waste-based liquid compost

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Synthetic or chemical or inorganic fertilizers are commonly used in many conventional crop production systems providing essential nutrients necessary for optimal plant growth and yields.  While these fertilizers provide plants with readily available nutrients, excessive application could lead to leaching into the ground water or increase the attractiveness of plants to pests and...

Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 12:52 PM
Page Last Updated: January 7, 2016

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