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Vegetable Diseases Caused by Soilborne Pathogens
Vegetable Diseases Caused by Soilborne Pathogens
Vegetable Diseases Caused by Soilborne Pathogens
Pathogens in the soil can seriously curtail vegetable crop production. Learn how to identify and control them and keep your crop disease-free.
Minimum Tillage Vegetable Crop Production in California
Minimum Tillage Vegetable Crop Production in California
Minimum Tillage Vegetable Crop Production in California
Tillage operations in vegetable production represent time, energy, equipment, and labor that can make up more than 25% of preharvest production costs. Reduced-tillage systems have been developed to control costs and optimize soil management.
Orchard Floor Management Practices to Reduce Erosion and Protect Water Quality
Orchard Floor Management Practices to Reduce Erosion and Protect Water Quality
Orchard Floor Management Practices to Reduce Erosion and Protect Water...
Water-induced erosion carries valuable soil out of orchards and into downstream waterways, where it can cause serious problems. Learn how to keep your soil where it will do you the most good.
Vegetative Filter Strips for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in Agriculture
Vegetative Filter Strips for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in Agriculture
Vegetative Filter Strips for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control in Agri...
Irrigated orchards, vineyards, and row crops have high erosion rates. The vegetative filter strip (VFS) offers one way to control erosion rates and keep soil in the field rather than letting it be carried off site in drainage water.
Soil Fertility Management for Organic Crops
Soil Fertility Management for Organic Crops
Soil Fertility Management for Organic Crops
Organic soil fertility management is guided by the philosophy of “feed the soil to feed the plant.” This basic precept is implemented through a series of practices designed to increase soil organic matter, biological activity, and nutrient availability.
Conservation Tillage and Weed Management
Conservation Tillage and Weed Management
Conservation Tillage and Weed Management
"Conservation tillage" is an approach to soil management that balances the short-term need for a profitable crop with the long-term need for sustainably healthy ground. This publication looks at ways to control weeds while practicing conservation tillage.
Turfgrass Traffic and Compaction: Problems and Solutions
Turfgrass Traffic and Compaction: Problems and Solutions
Turfgrass Traffic and Compaction: Problems and Solutions
Foot traffic is hard on lawns, but you can minimize the potential for damage by choosing the right turfgrass and growing it on the right soil.
Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Soil Intake Rates and Application . . .
Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Soil Intake Rates and Application . . .
Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Soil Intake Rates and Applicatio...
Matching the sprinkler application rate to the soil intake rate is difficult and complex. This publication discusses three approaches to determine the design application rate of a sprinkler irrigation system to the soil intake rate.
Understanding Soil Erosion in Irrigated Agriculture
Understanding Soil Erosion in Irrigated Agriculture
Understanding Soil Erosion in Irrigated Agriculture
A soil's physical and chemical properties determine whether it is vulnerable to erosion, which can reduce soil quality and cause other problems besides. Learn the basics of identifying what type of erosion is affecting your land and what's causing it.
Guidelines for Residual Dry Matter (RDM) Management
Guidelines for Residual Dry Matter (RDM) Management
Guidelines for Residual Dry Matter (RDM) Management
Properly managed RDM can be expected to provide a high degree of protection from soil erosion and nutrient loss. Applications of specific RDM standards based on research and experience have shown the effectiveness of this approach to grazing management.
Getting a Handle on Broom: Scotch, French, Spanish, and Portuguese Brooms
Getting a Handle on Broom: Scotch, French, Spanish, and Portuguese Brooms
Getting a Handle on Broom: Scotch, French, Spanish, and Portuguese Bro...
Scotch broom and related plants can aid in erosion control and improve soil nitrogen content, but they can also be formidable as weeds. This publication tells how and where broom grows best and gives tips on how to keep it under control.
Soil Management and Soil Quality for Organic Crops
Soil Management and Soil Quality for Organic Crops
Soil Management and Soil Quality for Organic Crops
Sustaining and improving soil quality over the long term are frequently identified by organic farmers as their primary management goals.
Sediment Management Goals and Recommended Practices for Orchards and Vineyards
Sediment Management Goals and Recommended Practices for Orchards and Vineyards
Sediment Management Goals and Recommended Practices for Orchards and V...
Specific steps you can take to minimize vineyard and orchard soil erosion and keep downstream waterways clean.

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