Cindy Fake

Horticulture and Small Farms Advisor, Placer and Nevada Counties, Emeritus
UC Cooperative Extension Placer and Nevada Counties
11477 E Avenue
Auburn, CA 95603
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M.S. International Ag Development, specialization Veg Crops & Agroforestry, UC Davis. 1993
B.A. Geography and Russian, Dartmouth College. 1979




Commercial Horticultural Production

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Peer Reviewed

  • Fake, C.; Bonk, R., et al. (In Press). 2023. Effects of mulching on soil properties and environmental stress in Satsuma mandarins. Acta Horticulturae. Mersin, Turkey. XIV International Citrus Congress.
  • Macon, D.; Fake, C., et al. (2020). Producer-to-Producer Business School: The Importance of Peer Networks in Ranch and Farm Business Planning. Western Economics Forum. Western Agricultural Economics Association. 18:2.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Fake, C.; Ferguson, L., et al. (2021). Impacts of Mulch on Fruit Drop and Water Use in Mandarin Production. HortScience Supplement - 2021 ASHS Annual Conference. American Society for Horticultural Science. 56:9.
  • Fake, C.; Bonk, R.M. (2021). Mulching Trials in Mandarins Saved Water. Progressive Crop Consultant. 2021:2.
  • Fake, C.; Ferguson, L., et al. (2020). Foothill Mandarin Orchards Benefit from Mulch. Citrograph. 11:1.
  • Fake, C.; Bonk, R.M. (2020). Harvest and Post-Harvest Handling of Satsuma Mandarins. UCCE Placer/Nevada Publication. 31-016C.
  • Fake, Cindy (2019). Getting Started as a Small-Scale Commercial Grower. UCCE Placer and Nevada Counties. 31-093C.
  • Bonk, R.M.; Fake, C. (2019). Observations on Mandarin Mulching Research. Foothill Farming Blog, UCCE Placer/Nevada. June 27, 2019.

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