Small and Organic Farm Advisor
University of California
Small and Organic Farm Advisor

Welcome to Small and Organic Farming in the Capitol Corridor!

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Welcome!  This website is dedicated to providing high quality, scientifically based and unbiased information to support your farming efforts. We work very hard to share resources that have been validated by both farmers and scientists and to make the information detailed and concise, yet useful and digestible.  
The content in this website largely focused on organic, vegetable  production, but much of it is useful for all types of farming. 
UC Cooperative Extension is a partnership between the University of California and the local farmers to strengthen the quality and productivity of agriculture in our area.  We conduct research, develop production guides and host workshops and meetings as needed and requested by the local community.   
Don’t hesitate to reach out to Margaret with any questions about things that you are seeing or doing on your farm.



Workshop: Developing & Marketing Successful Farm Stand and U-Pick Operations

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Workshop: Developing & Marketing Successful Farm Stand and U-Pick Operations Tuesday May 3, 2022 9am-12pm Soul Food Farm, 6046 Peasants Valley Road, Vacaville REGISTER HERE For more details click HERE

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 2:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Virtual Workshop: Management of Fusarium Wilt and Other Soilborne Fungal Diseases for Organic Growers

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Management of Fusarium Wilt and Other Soilborne Fungal Diseases for Organic Growers Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 8:45-12:30PM   *PLEASE REGISTER HERE *   This Virtual Workshop is Free of Charge *3.25 Hours of DPR CE...

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 4:10 PM
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Virtual Workshop: Managing Burrowing Rodents on the Organic Farm

Managing Burrowing Rodents

(Free)Virtual Workshop:    Managing Burrowing Rodents  on the Organic Farm   Tuesday, December 14, 2021 (9-11:45 am)     To register for this workshop, please click here: Workshop Registration   To join...

Posted on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 1:52 PM

Three job openings in the Yolo/Solano/Sac office to work with small-scale farms and organic farms

We have 3 unique positions open!  All position work in Yolo/Solano/Sacramento counties. Please see below for more information. Bilingual Small Farms Community Educator, Iu Mien-English Bilingual Small Farms Community Educator,...

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 10:29 AM

Practical Training on Nitrogen Management in Organic Production of Vegetables and Strawberries


Online Three-Part Workshop: Tuesdays, March 2nd, March 9th and March 16th All sessions: 9 to 11 am on Zoom Habrá traducción al Español   Registration Link: Must enroll in all...

Posted on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:44 PM


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New research shows that legumes can detect different rhizobium strains and they have ‘policing’ mechanisms that select for cooperative, nitrogen-sharing rhizobia and against ‘selfish’, nitrogen-greedy rhizobia.



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