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In the News: Soil Health Research at Russell Ranch

In the News: Soil Health Research at Russell Ranch

by Laura Crothers — last modified Jun 06, 2017 03:29 PM

ASI’s Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility has been home to groundbreaking research in soil health since the 1990s—a legacy showcased in recent media coverage.

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Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop

Microbial Underpinnings of Soil Health Workshop

by lbalestieri — last modified May 25, 2017 12:25 PM

Learn an overview of what exists for soil biology and new directions it may take, and discuss the relationships between soil and human health.

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Meet David Lewis

Meet David Lewis

by abwhite — last modified Apr 04, 2017 09:26 AM

Recipient of the 2017 Eric Bradford & Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

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Farmworker Awareness Week

Farmworker Awareness Week

by abwhite — last modified Mar 30, 2017 03:40 PM

Meet Luis Loza Reyes and Gustavo Morales, two of the people essential to the success of our research farm

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Heavy rains make the benefits of cover crops clear

Heavy rains make the benefits of cover crops clear

by abwhite — last modified Mar 14, 2017 03:40 PM

Recent rainstorms demonstrate the importance of cover crops in maintaining soil surface conditions and preventing runoff.

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In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term

In a new study biochar helps yields, but only in the short term

by abwhite — last modified Mar 14, 2017 03:38 PM

Adding biochar to a farm's field is an irreversible decision, so understanding its long-term impacts is essential for farmers to make informed decisions.

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We're hiring a new Student Farm director

We're hiring a new Student Farm director

by abwhite — last modified Dec 05, 2016 01:29 PM

Mark Van Horn, our current Student Farm director is retiring in 2017 and we are looking for someone to take on this key leadership position.

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Integrating Sustainability and Productivity: Irrigation management in organic cropping systems

Integrating Sustainability and Productivity: Irrigation management in organic cropping systems

by abwhite — last modified Nov 21, 2016 03:27 PM

Researchers at Russell Ranch in collaboration with Professor Amelie Gaudin's lab at UC Davis have studied the effects of drip irrigation (single and double subsurface lines) vs. furrow irrigation on organic tomato production and share results from the 2016 field season.

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