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Meeting You

What can we say about the World Ag Expo? It’s awesome to be among the leaders of agriculture and talk to people interested in using vegetable based organic methods for optimizing the soil on their farms, orchards, and vineyards. To stand beside Massey Ferguson and John Deere reps and have something to offer that has [...]

Under Snow

  Winter is a good time to think about your plans for the coming season using PESCADERO GOLD Mustard Seed Meal. You could contemplate the benefits of a mustard cover crop (and we can talk you through it and find you some certified seed) OR plan for a shorter plant back — 3 weeks minimum when [...]

Can You See the Difference?

The raised bed to the right received a heavy dose of Pescadero Gold Mustard Meal Fertilizer to refurbish the soil after it hosted tomatoes last season. The bed to the left did not have any mustard meal incorporated into the soil as it produced small lettuces throughout the winter, and there was no chance to [...]

Thanks for Great Coverage, Civil Eats

The Future Strawberry: Will the Loss of a Major Pesticide Help the Industry to Go Green? When it comes to growing strawberries, Farm Fuel, Inc., a Watsonville, California-based company, is on the cutting edge. The company grows wild and domesticated mustard and lightly processes the harvest into mustard meal, a soil amendment. They also work [...]

Ag Alert article describes fumigation alternatives

Strawberry growers rid soil of diseases Ag Alert is a publication of the California Farm Bureau Federation Issue Date: September 3, 2014 By Bob Johnson Jonathan Winslow, farm services manager for Farm Fuel Inc. of Watsonville, checks a field of strawberries that had undergone anaerobic soil disinfestation to rid the soil of disease pathogens. Photo/Bob [...]

A Growing Industry

What is Possible? Can we grow our own fuel without taking fields out of food production? Are you getting the feeling that more good ideas from the green economy are moving off the drawing board and into commerce?? That’s true at Farm Fuel ~ a company started by organic farmers with a good idea ~ [...]

Ida Gold Cover Crop Works to Suppress Weeds

As you can see, this raised bed is surrounded by weeds. So why are there no weeds in the soil? Because this bed had a cover crop of IdaGold weed suppressent mustard, and even though it rained like crazy, and everything else in the yard was growing like, well, weeds, this soil remained weed free [...]

IdaGold Cover Crop Ready for Incorporation

Here goes nothin’ !! Time to chop down this 5 ft tall cover crop before it goes to seed. Lately I’ve learned that the weed suppression aspects of IdaGold go live when you chop up the plant. Yes — IdaGold mustard squeezes out other plants if you use lots of seed. It’s a survivor! BUT, the [...]

Join Us in Pescadero March 29

  Have Your Pie and Healthy Soil Too! Saturday, March 29, 1:00 – 5:00 pm 2014 Fundraising Kick-Off for Farm Fuel at Pie Ranch Pie Ranch and Farm Fuel, two visionary organizations championing solutions for farmers, are joining forces to host a fun educational afternoon on the farm Saturday, March 29, from 1:00 to 5:00 [...]

An Online Partner

Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply, also known as GrowOrganic.com is carrying 25 lb bags of Pescadero Gold Mustard Meal Fertilizer for the first time this year, and they have plenty on hand for your farming and gardening needs. Known as the “go-to” place for organic farming and gardening supplies for more than 30 years, [...]