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