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One can see here from the picture kindly provided by Doug Thomas of Crown Nursery that the cold of late is having an effect. Total accumulation of chill by 10/29 in Macdoel when this picture was taken was 364 hours (this is over 329 one week ago) between...
Thanks to Doug Thomas of Crown Nursery, I'm able to see how the plants are changing as the weather cools up at MacDoel. This is a picture of Monterey close to the field of my original post. Total chill between 33 and 45 degrees...
Biodegradable plastic mulches (BDMs) are a promising alternative to polyethylene mulch. The concept is simple. Rather than pulling used plastic mulch from a field and stockpiling or disposing it in a landfill, BDMs are designed to be tilled in at the end...
I've been entertaining a fair number of calls from worried growers, farm managers and others in regards to the warmer than normal temperatures this year at the strawberry plant nurseries up in Northern California. Plants will be delayed in entering...
Biodegradable mulches are a promising alternative to traditional polyethene plastic mulches that reduce plastic waste generation and provide opportunities to reduce the costs of mulch removal and disposal. They are currently being investigated in...