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Almond Orchard Cover Crop Field Day

Curious about cover crops in almond orchards? Join UCCE Merced and UC Davis for an informative field day about maximizing the benefits of cover crops in almond orchards. An integrative cover crop study has been implemented during the last two years in Merced, Tehama, and Kern counties. Many researchers have been looking at the effects of different vegetative covers on …

Cover Crop Field Day

Come join us to learn about the benefits cover crops can provide for your orchard! This collaborative field day hosted by Project Apis m. and Kamprath Seeds will demonstrate how cover crops can improve soil health while enhancing the health and vitality of bees. Speakers from the grower and beekeeping community will be presenting information on: Tips for managing cover …

Cover Crops Complement, Not Compete with Almond Bloom

The engineering of flowering agricultural field borders has emerged as a research and policy priority to mitigate threats to pollinators. Studies have, however, rarely addressed the potential that flowering field borders might compete with neighboring crops for pollinator visits if they both are in bloom at the same time, despite this being a concern expressed by growers. We evaluated how …