Tag Archives: Cover Crops

A Soil Health Legacy: Recapping the 2024 Burroughs Family Farms Regenerative Almond Field Day

An almond harvester in the Burroughs Family Farms orchards in Stanislaus County A Soil Health Legacy On February 22nd, Burroughs Family Farms hosted their 3rd annual Regenerative Almond Field Day. Growers, community members, and other agriculture professionals converged on their orchards for a day of discussions, demonstrations, and community building. The bluebird Central Valley winter […]

2023 California Leopold Conservation Award Finalist Profile: Park Farming Organics

Sustainable Conservation is proud to help coordinate the California Leopold Conservation Award (LCA,) now in its 18th year! Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes landowners who inspire others with their exemplary dedication to land, water, and wildlife habitat management on private, working lands. Since 2006, the award has recognized California […]

Doubling Down on Soil Health: Healthy Soils Week 2021

by Sarah Castle, Ryan Flaherty, Elliot Grant and Christa Harader Happy Healthy Soils Week! We’re thrilled to join the California Department of Food and Agriculture in highlighting this year’s theme: Solutions from Soil: Improving California’s Drought Resilience. Healthy soils are critical for drought-resilient agriculture and to combat climate change. Farming practices like cover cropping, compost application, and […]

Science Brief: Water Solutions in our Soil

Sustainable Conservation’s Elliot Grant and Kelli McCune work diligently to sleuth out soil health and conservation incentive solutions. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from the latest issue of our Thrive California newsletter. We can support healthy soils – and the water quality and climate solutions they provide – by bringing a time-worn method back […]