Welcome to the Sustainable Agriculture Farming Systems (SAFS) Project, Winter 2007, Vol. 7, No. 2 newsletter. Our fall grower and researcher meetings were exciting and productive. Based on input from farmers, UC Cooperative Extension farm advisors and other members of our research team, we have decided to change our long-term rotations from two to three years, possibly four. The change addresses sustainability issues related to enhancing nitrogen use efficiency and incorporation of reduced tillage practices.
We join the statewide UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) and the new UC Davis campus Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) in welcoming Tom Tomich as the new director of both.
Our newsletter is produced in cooperation with SAREP. These articles continue our efforts to provide information on economically and ecologically sustainable agricultural systems research and management practices for California growers.
—Will Horwath, project leader
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