Application: On Farm Consultation with Amigo Bob Cantisano

Apply now for a Sierra Harvest scholarship for an on-farm consultation with Amigo Bob.  This consultation will help you improve the productivity, resilience and success of your faming system.  You can look at one specific challenge you have faced or take a wider look at your whole farm system with Amigo. 

The consultation will include multiple meetings (and potentially site visits if conditions allow) to identify areas of concern/focus, create a plan of action, and follow up to analyze impacts and discuss future steps.

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Who is Amigo Bob Cantisano? 

Amigo Bob Cantisano has been involved in organic agriculture since 1969 and is famous for his work as an advisor with organic and transitional farmers.  He has advised on more than 6000 projects, from micro-farms to tens of thousands of acres, producing a huge range of crops all over North, Central and South America. He founded or cofounded 16 for profit and nonprofit projects involved with advancing agriculture including the Eco Farm conference, CCOF, Peaceful Valley Farm Supply, UCSAREP, Briarpatch Coop and the Felix Gillet Institute, among numerous others.  For this project he will provide state-of-the-art consulting on a wide range of topics including: fertilization, soil analysis, cover cropping, crop rotations, composting, compost tea, soil amendments, weed management, pest and disease management, cultural practices, pasture management, fertigation, foliar feeding, irrigation design and management, equipment selection and management, variety selection, transplanting and direct seating, beneficial insect habitat, biological control, and just about anything appropriate for the practical and profitable application of organic farming and ranching.  Note:  Amigo has experienced some recent health challenges and this program may change with short notice to accommodate his needs.

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