The Buzz on Bees 2022

Help native bees pollinate your crops As honeybee colonies continue to sicken and collapse, what can growers do to ensure crops are pollinated? Can other bee species take the place of honeybees? Who is this workers-in-waiting, and what can they do for crops? Other species of bees are not really “in waiting.” They have been … Read more

Key to Success – 2022 Guide

Motivating and rewarding employees requires work While most of his fellow extension professionals focus on the science of growing-soils, diseases, crop varieties, etc.-Gregorio Billikopf, a farm adviser with the University of California Cooperative Extension, specializes in an equally critical area that often gets too little attention: labor management. His work centers on two distinct topics … Read more

Senninger’s Flow Control – 2022 Guide

Senninger Irrigation, Inc. has announced the release of the Flow Control. Senninger’s Flow Control was specifically designed for growers who have longer lateral lines and those irrigating over undulating terrains. The device works with their mini-Wobblers and Xcel-Wobbler sprinklers. It allows the discharge flow at the head to remain relatively constant regardless of pressure fluctuations, which … Read more

Reasons to Start Growing Your Own Vegetables in 2022

Growing your own vegetables has become very popular nowadays. You may have considered the idea but decided it’s too much of a hassle, and buying them from the grocery store is a better option. Well, not really…  Using your backyard to grow your own vegetable garden doesn’t only give you fresh veggies that are packed … Read more