February 2011 - Farmland LP

  • Methyl Iodide For Strawberries? Simply Not Needed

    I gave the following speech at a press conference yesterday at the California State Legislature regarding the rushed approval of methyl iodide, a new toxic fumigant proposed for use to sterilize soil prior to planting strawberries.  As background, John Froines, PhD, and chair of the California Scientific Review Committee that evaluated methyl iodide, at a 2010 Senate […]
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  • Winter Images

    As we enter the third week of February I am noticing a dramatic increase in plant growth–a sign that spring is not far off as the plants respond to longer day length. In this post I will comment on a series of photos that stretch from early December to early February. An old fence post […]
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