Commission to Host Cover Crops and Spring Fertilization Field Day at Pine Tree Ranch

  • Feb 07, 2020

The California Avocado Commission will host a field day seminar concerning cover crops in avocado groves and spring fertilization of avocados. The event will take place on March 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Pine Tree Ranch located at 19455 E. Telegraph Road, Santa Paula, CA.

The field day will consist of the following:

  • Alli Fish, UC Cooperative Extension — benefits of using cover crops in avocado groves
  • Tour cover crop demonstration plots that were planted in Fall 2019 using four different seed mixes
  • Dr. Danny Klittich, Redox — spring fertilization of avocados and best practices for preparing your trees up for a successful bloom and 2021 crop
  • Tour remaining research plots and ask questions about current research projects at Pine Tree Ranch

Coffee and snacks will be available at the field day event.

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