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The End is in Sight!
Thursday, May 19, 2016

The End is in Sight!

Welcome Back! As we approach the final stage of construction, we can see the time, energy and labor of the last 5 months come to fruition. Constructing a commercial facility of this magnitude is no small feat, yet with the incredible construction team at the helm, the colossal undertaking is nearing completion, and the team at California Safe Soil could not be more grateful for the hard wo ..

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The Beginning of a 3 Year Almond Trial
Thursday, April 07, 2016

A 3 Year Almond Trial with UC Davis

Hey There! Last week we started our most in-depth trial to date – a three year study of almond trees. Over the next three years we will be working with Dr. Edwin Lewis and his team at UC Davis to analyze the effects that our liquid fertilizer, Harvest-to-Harvest, has on almond trees. The specific objectives of this trial are to see if composted food waste and food hydrolysate can increas ..

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Can You Dig It?
Friday, March 18, 2016

Can You Dig It?

Happy Thursday! We are breaking some serious ground at McClellan and moving full speed ahead. The trenches for the sewage and water systems are nearing completion, creating a Venetian style canal system (minus the water) along the left side of the warehouse (see below). California Safe Soil prides itself on its level of efficiency and sustainability. Although "sustainability ..

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Tomatoes and Webinars
Friday, March 18, 2016

Tomatoes and Webinars

On Wednesday, February 25th, I completed my first company webinar at the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT). California Safe Soil currently works with numerous growers and a wide variety of crops throughout California; however, for this particular webinar, the California Safe Soil Team and I wanted to focus on one crop, so we chose tomatoes due to their fertigation an ..

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Building Up and Out
Friday, February 26, 2016

Building Up and Out

Welcome Back! Although the warehouse space at our pilot plant is 4,000 square feet, the current front office consists of a conference room, one smaller office, two restrooms and the office manager’s desk by the entrance. Needless to say, no one has ever been lost trying to get from point A to point B. However, the size and space are about to drastically change when we move to our 80,000 ..

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The Joys of Demolition
Monday, January 25, 2016

The Joys of Demolition

Hello and Welcome Back! Our Press Release announcing the construction of our new commercial facility at McClellan Business Park was issued January 11th and construction officially began January 12th. Demolition was the first step. In order to start new, you have to get rid of the old and there was a LOT of old due to the warehouse’s former use as an Air Force Base for 66 years. Old wirin ..

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From a Pilot Plant to a Commercial Facility
Friday, January 15, 2016

California Safe Soil -- From Pilot Plant to a Commercial Facility

Welcome to California Safe Soil’s first blog post! This blog will serve as a way to keep you informed about the exciting (and rapid!) changes and developments that are taking place on the construction site of our new commercial-scale plant at McClellan Business Park. We want to capture the incredible progress being made as our new plant evolves before our eyes and would like to invite y ..

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