Supporting Our Region's Producers

Field Day - Irrigation & Orchard Mulching Trial   

Monday, August 31, Creston 

At this field day we discussed how orchard mulching has improved soil moisture from a two-year mulching and irrigation trial with Dr. Catherine Tarasoff and orchard owner Don Low. Irrigation optimization techniques were discussed and demonstrated with Andrew Bennett, certified irrigation designer and horticulturist, Molly Thurston.



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Date: August 31, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am 

Location: Quiet Valley Farm, 2809 Erickson Rd., Creston

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