Benefits of Hedgerows on Farms in the Sacramento Valley

hedgerows benefit farms

Benefits of Hedgerows on Farms in the Sacramento Valley

April 28, 2014

Hedgerows Benefit Farms


On April 30th, the Center for Land-Based Learning will host a workshop that will focus on the benefits of hedgerows of California native plants in agricultural landscapes, including enhanced populations of native bees and beneficial insects on farms.

They will also discuss establishment and maintenance practices for planting habitat on field crop edges and provide an overview of plant species appropriate for hedgerows in the Sacramento Valley and beyond.


When: April 30, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where: The Center for Land-Based Learning, 5265 Putah Creek Road, Winters


  • 10:00 - Welcome and DPR Grant Project Update
  • 10:10 - The Farm on Putah Creek
  • 10:20 - Tillage, Crop Bloom and Ground Nesting Bees
  • 10:35 - Hedgerows and Rodents
  • 10:50 - Establishing Hedgerows on Field Edges
  • 11:10 - Hedgerows, Birds and Codling Moth
  • 11:25 - Hedgerows and IPM
  • 11:40 - Hedgerow Plant Selection
  • 12:00 - Summary and Audience Survey

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