Mendocino Count is a wonderful place to grow fruit, vegetables, flowers and landscapes. On this page you will find information and links to documents and other websites that contain information for many different crops.
- UCCE Sonoma County Advisor Paul Vossen's presentation about Horticulture used in his SRJC class. This covers a wide variety of crops and businesses. http://cesonoma.ucdavis.edu/files/49962.pdf
- Vegetable Research & Information Center. (VRIC) Here you will find information by crop and by topic. http://vric.ucdavis.edu/index.htm
- Direct Marketed Produce...this presentation was developed by Shermain D. Hardesty, Ph.D., Extension Economist Agricultural & Resource Economics. Consumers' Quality Expectations of Direct Marketed Produce
- Use of uncomposted manure for olive trees?: this link mentions need for well rotted manure but does not address the food safety issue: http://www.santacruzolive.com/planting.asp?page=fertilizing.
- Organic Olive Production Manual by Paul Vossen. 2007
- Chickens and vegetable planting?; the FDA guidelines emphasize exclusion of animals during the growing season (see pg 24 of the Guide to Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
- Post Harvest Storage Recommendations and other Useful Postharvest Websites are described at http://postharvest.ucdavis.edu/
- The Climate of Mendocino County, prepared by Bruce Bearden and William Brooks III, former UCCE Mendocino County Advisors