The 2013 CT Industry Award recipient is Ralph Cesena, Sr., president of Cesena Distributing of Stockton, Calif.
View the CASI six-part documentary
The video above is the first episode of a six-part documentary series from Conservation Agriculture Cropping Systems Innovation (CASI). In the videos, farmers, UC researchers and industry leaders explain how no-till and minimum-till agriculture, and overhead precision irrigation, can lead to higher irrigation efficiency, increased profitability and greater resource conservation. Find links to all segments at the table of contents.
Conservation agriculture news
Audio discussion of Agronomy Journal research article
Posted 2/27/2015 - Posted here is an audio discussion of a recently published Agronomy Journal research article about cover crops and tillage management. Please click on the link below.
Invitation to Innovative Cover Cropping Field Educational Event - Thursday, February 26th, 1:00 PM
Posted 2/24/2015 - CASI invites you to take part in a very interesting field educational event this Thursday, February 26th, at one of the fields of Danny Ramos and Jonathan Guido of Lucero Farms just south of Hwy 152 about midway between Los Banos and Chowchilla. ...
CASI involved in its 10th World Ag Expo in Tulare!
Posted 2/13/2015 - Along with several other private sector, university and NRCS partners, the CASI Center once again took part in the World Ag Expo in Tulare, CA this week and hosted a good number of guests at our well-positioned site that we have graciously been allowed...
CASI Farmers Host New UC Davis Agroecologist, Amelie Gaudin
Posted 1/26/2015 - CASI farmer members, Michael and Adam Crowell of Turlock, Darrell Cordova of Denair, and Scott Schmidt of Five Points, along with Jeff Mitchell, hosted Amelie Gaudin, the new professor of Agroecology in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis at...
Grant funds new high school ag sustainability courses
Posted 12/1/2014 - Plant Sciences' Jeff Mitchell received a $5,000 grant recently from the agricultural biotechnology company Monsanto to support a program of high school activities aimed at sustainability. Mitchell, a UC Cooperative Extension cropping systems specialist,...