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2018, Nitrogen Management in California

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLAN   The state of California is now (2018) requiring growers to present their own nutrient management plan for reducing synthetic nitrogen fertilizer that may appear in runoff and groundwater. (Today nitrogen, next year it may be Phosphorous). This is forcing you to consider the amounts, types and the timing of nitrogen applications. […]

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Soil Health in Established Orchards

SOIL HEALTH IN ESTABLISHED ORCHARDS The Need For Cover Crops Poor soil and personal health issues are quite similar in that they are caused largely by faulty fertilizer regimens, poor human  diet and personal habits– mainly self inflicted wounds, mostly preventable.  With soil it is choices in how we fertilize (diet), and failure to keep […]

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