Supporting Our Region's Producers
Field Day: Irrigation & Orchard Mulching Trial
Creston: August 31, 2021
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.
Project results and field day summary 2020: Orchard Mulching Trial (Year Two)
About the Project Funding - Farm Adaptation Innovator Program: project summary
Climate change research in BC: Expanding Cherry Production in BC Under Climate Change (water availability, soil pathogen control and compost). Watch the video.
Vented Orchard Covers to Protect against Hail and Frost
Archived event details:
Date: August 31, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Quiet Valley Farm, 2809 Erickson Rd., Creston