Winter Cover Crops for Nevada Agriculture

Cover crops are an essential agricultural soil management practice, with proven benefits of increasing and maintaining soil health, stabilizing soil from erosion, controlling noxious and herbicide resistant weeds, and can increase yields in some cropping systems.  However, many Nevadan farmers are not aware of the benefits of cover crops or …

Celebrating Cesar Chavez

KOLO TV caught up with the Desert Farming Initiative on Cesar Chavez day of service where we hosted students at our farm on campus. In celebration on Chavez’s championing of farm families and services, students participated in a vineyard beautification project whose proceeds with partially go towards aiding local farming families …