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
Cover Crop Field Day – March 10th from 9 to 11:30 AM at the USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center in Lockeford, CA
Posted 3/9/2015 - Dr. Margaret Smither-Kopperl, Director of the USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center in Lockeford, CA, has organized a public field day on cover crops Tuesday, March 10, from 9 to 11:30. The agenda for this field day is attached. ...
Cover Crop Mixtures Showcased in Los Banos
Posted 3/2/2015 - With only five years of experience with cover crops under their belts, Danny Ramos and Jonathan Guido of Lucero Farms in Los Banos, have come quite far in terms of learning to manage cover crops to achieve considerable advantage in their processing...
Audio discussion of Agronomy Journal research article
Posted 2/27/2015 - A link to the article published in Agronomy Journal is available below. Also posted here is an audio interview and discussion of this article. Please use the link below to hear this discussion.
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...