Westwind Farms and UC Davis: Using Almond Hulls and Shells to Build Organic Matter

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $349,807.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2023
Host Institution Award ID: G126-21-W7899
Grant Recipient: University of California Davis
Region: Western
State: California
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sat Darshan Khalsa
University of California Davis
Dr. Patrick Brown
University of California Davis
Dr. Amelie Gaudin
University of California, Davis
In this episode, we talk with Kirk Pumphrey, owner of Westwind Farms in Woodland CA, and Sat Darshan Khalsa, Assistant Professional Researcher at the University of CA Davis about their work integrating almond shells and hulls as organic matter in orchards. As Kirk says, “it’s a learning experience for all of us.”
Stacie Clary, WSARE
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.