COMET Planner

COMET Planner

COMET-Planner is an easy to use modeling tool to estimate green house gases and soil carbon in farm systems. The model was developed by NRCS and evaluates NRCS conservation practices that have measurable green house gas benefits. COMET-FarmĀ is a more complex model...
LandSmart Practices Fact Sheets

LandSmart Practices Fact Sheets

It’s Alive! Principles and Practices to Build Soil Health on your Farm by Kristin Cooper | September 29, 2017 | upcoming events | 0 Comments October 12th 8:30 to Noon Russel Ranch, UC Davis This workshop is for all farmers who want to learn about soil health. It...
Huichica Creek Carbon Farm Plan

Huichica Creek Carbon Farm Plan

Napa RCD: Huichica Creek Demonstration Vineyard   Size: 14 acres of vineyard blocks; 21 acres total Certifications: Fish Friendly Farming Varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir Sub-appellation: Los Carneros Soils: Clear Lake Clay, drained; Haire Loam, 2-9%; Cortina...
Use of Cover Crops to Manage Soils

Use of Cover Crops to Manage Soils

The Use of Cover Crops to Manage Soil The Use of Cover Crops to Manage Soil by Kaspar and Singer Cover crops are used to manage soils for many different reasons, and are one of the critical elements for fostering soil health. Select the link above to read this article...
DNDC Greenhouse Gas Modeling

DNDC Greenhouse Gas Modeling

DNDC Greenhouse Gas Modeling for CA Vineyards DNDC Greenhouse Gas Modeling for California Vineyards by the CA Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance and partners DNDC is short for DeNitrification and DeComposition, and it is a computer model that simulates carbon and...
California Wine Carbon Footprint

California Wine Carbon Footprint

California Wine Carbon Footprint A report on the life cycle assessment and carbon footprint of California’s wine industry. Please select link above to read the article....