Posts Tagged ‘ASD’

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 [...]

CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation Awards Major Grant to FFI

2013 DPR Alliance Grant Funded Project Facilitation of the Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Pre-Plant Soil Treatment Amount Awarded: $247,850 Principal Investigator: Stefanie Bourcier, Farm Fuel, Inc., Watsonville, CA Project Media contact: Ellen Farmer, Farm Fuel Inc.:, 831.763.395 DPR Media contact: Charlotte Fadipe, DPR:, 916.445.3974 Summary: This project introduces conventional berry growers to a method [...]

We are Your ASD Resource – Special Offer!!

Dear Growers, ASD Becomes Pajaro Valley Gold 1.0 If you’ve got 50 acres or more, and you’ve been thinking about ASD (Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation) for your berries or other crops, contract with us before June 1 and get a $5 per ton discount. That represents a significant savings. Plus, our new ¬†ASD Operations Manager, Jonathan [...]