California

Compost increases almond yield

Application of compost to California almond orchards resulted in a strong increase in yield according to research presented at Compost2024—the annual conference of the U.S. Composting Council, held January 27-30, in Daytona Beach. The research…



San Diego completes organic collection rollout

San Diego’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) recently completed the delivery of more than 200,000 organic waste recycling green bins to city-serviced homes, empowering San Diegans to segregate food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings for…





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California to fund soil carbon projects

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Office of… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log…


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Mushroom composter busted for stormwater discharges

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has ordered Monterey Mushrooms Inc. to pay $911,800 for discharging polluted stormwater into Fisher Creek, harming water quality and threatening aquatic life, the board said. The…