About CCRCD Agriculture, News & Events

The mission of the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District is to facilitate conservation and stewardship of the natural resources in our county. With the help of our partners, Contra Costa RCD strives to provide technical and financial assistance to any willing farmer or rancher interested in conservation opportunities on their properties. Read about some of our program offerings below or get in contact with us using the contact form. If that sounds like you, please contact us. We look forward to hearing and working with you!

Cover Cropping Opportunities in Specialty Crops!

Ben Weise

June 22, 2021

We here at the Contra Costa RCD recently wrapped our 9-part webinar series focusing on cover crops, benefits and challenges, and how to integrate them into a variety of specialty cropping systems. Since October 2020, we’ve listened to a number of agriculture professionals, research scientists, and a few farmers themselves talk about their vast knowledge of cover crops and specialty crops, their experiences with it, what to consider, what to avoid, and everything in between! Below we’ve collected all of these recordings for easy reference starting with our first webinar back in October 2020.