Field Day: Irrigation & Orchard Mulching Trial

Creston: August 31, 2021 At this field day we discussed how orchard mulching has improved soil moisture from a two-year mulching and irrigation trial with Dr. Catherine Tarasoff and orchard owner Don Low. Irrigation optimization techniques were discussed and demonstrated with Andrew Bennett, certified irrigation designer and horticulturist, Molly Thurston.


  1. Project results and field day summary 2020: Orchard Mulching Trial (Year Two)

  2. Project results and field day summary 2019: Orchard Mulching Trial (Year One) and photos from year-one

  3. About the Project Funding – Farm Adaptation Innovator Program: project summary

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Archived event details: Date: August 31, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Location: Quiet Valley Farm, 2809 Erickson Rd., Creston

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