San Luis Obispo, Calif. (October 22, 2013) – The immediate and long-term benefits of integrating animals in orchard and vineyard operation. For that’s such as the use of raptors for rodent control. In addition, sheep for weed suppression. For they are part of Sustainable Agriculture in San Luis Obispo, California. (www.SustainableAgExpo.org)
Innovations at the Expo
Research and innovations in viticulture and ag business are constantly evolving, making it challenging to stay up to date with the latest practices. By attending the Sustainable Ag Expo, you will walk away with practical information that you can put to work for your business.
The Sustainable Ag Expo is a multi-day seminar and tradeshow that provides an opportunity for farmers, ag professionals, and pest control advisors to learn about the latest in farming research, resource issues, and business trends related to sustainable agriculture.
Brought to you by Vineyard Team, the event allows Business Members to exhibit and network directly with upper-level agricultural decision-makers who represent over 225,000 acres of row crop, vineyard, and orchard operations.
As stated by staff, water use goes down. I mean the most dramatic results of extending the grazing period in vineyards. For it is the potential to decrease water use. All the while increasing yield and quality. Weeds and cover crops become a resource to be harvested. Thereby adding value to both the animal and the soil.
The Vineyard Team is a non-profit organization. One that is dedicated to promoting sustainable viticulture practices. All on the Central Coast since 1994. Visit www.VineyardTeam.org to learn more about the Vineyard Team and its SIP™ (Sustainability in Practice) Program.