Sustainable Farming Educational Resources

The sustainable farming educational resource is a compilation of research articles, podcasts, presentations, videos and handouts. The search box allows for easy browsing and research. Or you can search by topic or resource type using the navigation on the left.

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Recent Resources

  • Crop Estimation: Theory and Assumptions about Sampling
    Sep 14, 2018 | March 15, 2018 Tailgate, Byron Winery
    Vineyard Team Technical Program Manager Dr. Craig Macmillan discusses the theory and assumptions behind crop estimation.
  • 43: Regenerative Development
    Sep 6, 2018
    Josh Prigge, Founder and CEO of Sustridge, a sustainability consulting firm, talks about the ways he has helped his former employers and current clients improve the sustainability of their organizations to not only reduce their environmental impacts, but to work toward regenerative ways of doing business.
  • Drip Irrigation Systems: Common Problems and Fixes
    Aug 29, 2018 | Jacob Hernandez & Craig Macmillan, PhD
    In winegrowing regions with insufficient rainfall, the importance of a well-functioning irrigation system cannot be overstated. Here are some of the most common problems found with drip irrigation systems in vineyards and some practical solutions.
  • Stinkwort is rapidly expanding its range
    Aug 29, 2018 | Rachel Brownsey, G.B. Kyser & J. DiTomaso | California Agriculture
    Description of the weed stinkwort (Dittrichia graveolens), its rapid spread through California, and its life cycle.
  • Stinkwort Control
    Aug 29, 2018 | Joe DiTomasso & Guy Kyser | Weed Control in Natural Areas of the Western United States
    Recommendations for control of stinkwort.