How to Apply Pesticide for a Good Harvest

March 23, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Apply Pesticide for a Good Harvest
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Pesticides aren’t the most pleasant part of life on the farm, but they’re an important part of making sure your crops stay protected against the ravages of vermin and the changing seasons. With the right knowhow and equipment, pesticides can be used to extend the life of your harvest without […]

Ways to Support Your Local Farmers

March 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Ways to Support Your Local Farmers
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Nothing beats heading to the farmer’s market and picking up produce with the knowledge that it’s been harvested with the love and effort of a local family. In this age of factory farming and massive corporate buyouts, it’s more important than ever to support your local farmers however you can. […]

California’s Biggest Fruit Exports

March 22, 2020 / Comments Off on California’s Biggest Fruit Exports
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California is known as the “salad bowl” of the United States — and for good reason. The Golden State produces over half of the nation’s fruits and vegetables, with one-third of America’s produce coming from the Central Valley alone. Despite ongoing water shortages, growers in California can still take advantage […]

Top 10 Agricultural Commodities In California

March 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Top 10 Agricultural Commodities In California
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The warm climate of California and rich soils makes many parts of the state ideal for the cultivation of Mediterranean crops, citrus, and exotic fruits hailing from tropical parts of the world. If you’re thinking of growing crops in California, it can help to know which fruits, nuts, and other […]

How To Create A Drought-Tolerant Yard

February 20, 2020 / Comments Off on How To Create A Drought-Tolerant Yard

Table of Contents What is Xeriscaping? How to Incorporate Xeriscaping Principles at Home 1. Reconsider How You Water 2. Insulate the Roots from Heat with Mulch 3. Improve Plant Health with Organic Compost 4. Replace Grass with Drought-Tolerant Plants 5. Use Drought-Tolerant Grass Are you wondering how to create a […]

Most Efficient Irrigation Systems

February 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Most Efficient Irrigation Systems
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With climate change and reduced water availability affecting growers across California, an efficient irrigation system is essential to the success of your farming endeavor. Read on to learn more about things to consider when deciding how to design the most efficient irrigation method for your farm. Characteristics of an Efficient […]

Corrugated Packaging: Recyclable and Sustainable

February 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Corrugated Packaging: Recyclable and Sustainable
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When choosing a packaging type for transporting your products, the environmental footprint and ease of recycling of that packaging is an important consideration for your business as well as the retailer and end-user. Here are three reasons to choose recyclable corrugated packaging for transporting your produce to market: 1. Made […]

Preventing California Wildfires for Growers

February 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Preventing California Wildfires for Growers
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If you call California home, you’ve no doubt been affected by the tragic and often terrifying forest fires that have been sweeping over the state over the last few years. These fires can be devastating to everything from the natural environment to property values, and they’re not going away anytime […]

The Difference Between Corrugated Fiberboard and Cardboard

February 16, 2020 / Comments Off on The Difference Between Corrugated Fiberboard and Cardboard
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Understanding the differences between cardboard vs corrugated fiberboard is an essential first step to take as you choose storage and shipping solutions. While the two materials are often referenced interchangeably, they’re actually quite different from each other. Corrugated offers some significant advantages over traditional cardboard, ensuring that your produce gets […]

Exotic Fruits Grown In California

February 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Exotic Fruits Grown In California
A Variety of Healthy Fruits and Foods Including Kiwi, Apple, Avocado, Pepper, Grapefruit, Almonds and Spinach

Table of Contents Finger Lime Meyer Lemon Purple and Yellow Passion Fruit Cherimoya White Sapote Selling Your Exotic Fruits in California Specialized Marketing Cost-Effective Crop Management Join an Exotic Fruit Association As one of the warmest and sunniest states in America, California offers unique opportunities for growing all kinds of […]