SAFS Newsletters
Spring 2005 - Vol. 5/No. 2


*First year SAFS reflections*

We hope you find the articles here interesting and useful; they continue the SAFS’ project efforts to provide growers information on farming practices and research that address environmental issues in California agriculture. The page one article is a progress report on the first full season of SAFS tillage system comparisons. The page three article is four farmers’ perspectives on field applications of conservation tillage research.


SAFS tillage system comparisons – 2004 yield results
(from page 1)

Grower panel: Crop/system diversity is important
(from page 3)

SAFS Principal Investigators
Crop Ecology     Louise Jackson,
Crop Production     Steve Temple,
Economics     Karen Klonsky,
Entomology     Frank Zalom,
Hydrology     Wes Wallender,
Nematology     Howard Ferris,
Plant Pathology     Lynn Epstein,
Soil Microbiology     Kate Scow,
Soil Fertility     Will Horwath,
Soil & Water Relations     Jeff Mitchell,
Weed Ecology     Tom Lanini,

SAFS Technical Staff
Research Manager     Z. Kabir,
Crop Production Manager     Dennis Bryant, LTRAS associate director
Web Content Development     Sam Prentice,

SAFS Technical Advisors
UC Cooperative Extension     Gene Miyao,
Farm Advisors, Yolo &  
Solano Counties  
  Kent Brittan,
Jim Durst,; Scott Park,; Bruce Rominger,; Ed Sills,; Tony Turkovich,

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program (SAREP)
Cooperating Outreach Staff Publications Editor     Lyra Halprin,
Web Development     James Cannon,
PowerPoint Development     Linda Fugitt,

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