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Caterpillar Management - Identification and IPM Practices

Caterpillar Management -  Identification and IPM Practices

Fall is here and so are the caterpillars, at least in Northern California. We have documented numerous instances of caterpillar damage and can officially say there has been a decent hatch this year. ...

Company Spotlight - California Organic Fertilizers Inc.

Company Spotlight - California Organic Fertilizers Inc.

Based on our qualitative observations of the results from using select products from this line of fertilizers, it is in our opinion that businesses, farms and co-ops, seeking to follow organic standards and protocol, use this line of fertilizers.

Plants to the Rescue of Plants

Plants to the Rescue of Plants

"Maybe it's because of their wine-making heritage, but the French are obsessed with fermenting various plants into special insecticidal, bactericidal, and fungicidal brews to use on...other plants."

Product Spotlight - OG BIOWAR

OG BioWar is a product that has been used rather extensively by a group of concious minded farmers here in Humboldt County.  The root pack is a microbial inoculant. It is a blend of highly concentrated beneficial fungi and bacteria that perform many important functions in the rhizosphere. The root pack promotes plant health by boosting the immune system, increasing shoot and root growth, multiplying flower production and increasing essential oil production. The entire line of OG BIOWAR is worth checking out, definitely a CHA recommended product for biological controls.