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Farming is the backbone of our region's economy and history

Farming is the backbone of our region's economy and history - John Deere!

Vernal Pool educational opportunities are available

Vernal Pool exploration activities are available for kids in Northern California

Waterfowl traveling the Pacific Flyway are our frequent guests

Mallards and many other species of waterfowl frequent the Corning, CA property.

Farming Timeline

Aug 8, 2011

Bare Ground Before Start of Project

Aug 8, 2011

Ripping Completed

Aug 8, 2012

Cat Deep Ripping for Ag Component

Oct 10, 2012

Discing

Oct 10, 2012

Discing and Planting

Nov 11, 2012

Ridging for Orchard Block

Nov 11, 2012

Ridging Complete and Vineyard Ready for Trellis Installation

Oct 10, 2013

Tractor chiseling for hay crop, being used as an interim revenue generator, and to assist in invasive species eradication.

Oct 10, 2013

Generator running our pumps, while we save our pennies to buy a power drop from PG&E.

Oct 10, 2013

Our seedling almond crop is mixed for pollenation. We have varieties of Non-Pareil, Carmels, and Peerless.

Oct 10, 2013

Peaches and Nectarines are planted in 3/4 acre blocks in our Tehama County historical arboretum.

Oct 10, 2013

Black walnuts are being cultivated to demonstrate root stock varieties for grafting.

Oct 10, 2013

English Walnuts are growth to demonstrate the production varieties, which are grafted onto Black Walnut root stock.

Oct 10, 2013

Prunes keep our 3/4 acre plot real regular.

Oct 10, 2013

Korneneiki Olives represent 5% of our crop of high density stock, and serve as pollinators for the Arbequina varietal, our production variety for the limited release, estate oils that we plan to sell as a revenue generator.

Oct 10, 2013

Training our high density, Arbequina Olives.

Oct 10, 2013

Mike Darrow and Scotty Weston plant prunes... Scotty ain't that fat, but he is that bald.

Oct 10, 2013

Our irrigation system, running in the morning sun over one of our blocks of Walnuts. Special thanks to Lodi Irrigation for their excellent work and dedication to this project.