Sustainable ag research results presented at Russell Ranch field day

by spogburn — last modified Jun 17, 2010 08:05 AM
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This Tuesday, June 22, join Agricultural Sustainability Institute director Tom Tomich and other UC Davis and ASI-affiliated researchers for a field day at our Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility.

Russell Ranch fields and barn
Russell Ranch fields and barn

Researchers will present research results and discuss work conducted at the facility. Presentations will address irrigation management, greenhouse gas emissions, weed management, pollination ecology, soil microbiology, and tomato and legume cultivars. 

Admission is free for growers and students, with a nominal cost of $8 for others. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. and the event ends at 1 p.m.

Russell Ranch projects are funded by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the California Air Resources Board, the California Energy Commission and the USDA Organic Agriculture Research and Education Initiative.

Pre-registration is requested by Friday, June 18. For registration and information contact Colin Bishop, (530)752-5299,

PCA and CCA continuing education units will be offered. Additional information, including directions and agenda details, can be found at:


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