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History of Russell Ranch

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Learn about the history of Russell Ranch through some of our historical documents, our original charter, and archived newsletters

Original LTRAS Charter

2002 Review of LTRAS Facility

2005 Assessment and Planning Meeting: Introduction

2005 Assessment: Experimental Design

2005 Assessment: Overview Presentation

2005 Assessment: Planning Process

2005 Assessment: Meeting Outline

2005 Assessment: Better Experimental Design

Original LTRAS Proposal

Design of LTRAS and Data Analysis

Read Archived Newsletters from Russell Ranch

 

LTRAS Newsletters: 1993

LTRAS Newsletters: 1994

LTRAS Newsletters: 1995

LTRAS Newsletters: 1996

LTRAS Newsletters: 1997

LTRAS Newsletters: 1999

LTRAS Newsletters: 2000

 

SAFS Newsletters (Quarterly)

2008

Volume 9 Issue 1

    • Grower panel: How local farmers cope with soaring energy costs
    • Cover crops and conservation tillage increase mycorrhizal colonization of corn and tomato roots
    • Harvest at Russell Ranch

Volume 8 Issue 3

    • Effects of Agricultural Management on Nematode – Mite Assemblages Studies suggest they provide information on soil health, fertility
    • Resource use reduction from conservation tillage
    • June 17 Russell Ranch/SAFS field day

Volume 8 Issue 2

    • Temperature effect on runoff and dissolved organic carbon in furrow irrigation system
    • California agriculture’s role in addressing climate change

2007

Volume 8 Issue 1

    • Weed control and yield of processing tomatoes with different irrigation, tillage, and herbicide systems
    • SAFS field day grower panel: On-farm energy-saving practices

Volume 7 Issue 3

    • Putting a value on environmental services, quality
    • Effects of alternative agricultural practices on pesticide detection, concentration in runoff water
    • Taking it to the farm: SAFS field day June 22, 2007

Volume 7 Issue 2

    • Equipment options: emphasis on reducing energy consumption
    • Subsurface drip irrigation, cover crops and conservation tillage effects on greenhouse gas emissions
    • New Rotations

2006

Volume 7 Issue 1

    • Weed control in conservation tillage systems
    • Part II: Growers review winter cover crops, conservation tillage
    • Looking Ahead

Volume 6 Issue 3

    • Ecological and economic indicators for sustainability
    • Growers review winter cover crops, conservation tillage
    • Conservation Tillage Field Day, Thursday, June 22, 2006]

Volume 6 Issue 2

    • Long-term comparison of yield and nitrogen use in organic, winter legume cover crop and conventional farming systems
    • Can winter cover cropping improve water quality of tail-water discharge?

2005

Volume 6 Issue 1

    • Managing the soil food web in legume-vegetable rotations
    • Sustainable ag research highlights differences among water conservation management practices

Volume 5 Issue 3

    • SAFS Field Day, Thursday June 23
    • Economic performance of sustainable farming practices
    • Are alternative agricultural management practices right for water runoff?

Volume 5 Issue 2

    • SAFS tillage systems comparison – 2004 yield results
    • Grower Panel: Crop/system diversity is important

2004

Volume 5 Issue 1

    • Cover/cash crops in tillage systems

Volume 4 Issue 2-3

    • Cover crops, tillage & soil food webs

2003

Volume 4 Issue 1

    • SAFS Past, Present, Future

1998

Volume 2 Issue 2

    • Weed Management in Organic and Low-Input Farming Systems

Volume 2 Issue 1

    • Evaluating Soil Quality in Organic, Low-Input, and Conventional Farming Systems

1997

Volume 1 Issue 4

    • Economic Viability of Organic and Low Input Farming Systems

Volume 1 Issue 3

    • Pesticide Use Reduced by 50-100% in Low Input and Organic Farming Systems

Volume 1 Issue 2

    • Low Input Corn Production - SAFS Results
    • SAFS Outreach and Education

1996

Volume 1 Issue 1

    • Introduction to the SAFS Project
    • The Original World Wide Web - Soil Biology

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