CSS Crop Nutrition Products & Pet Food Ingredients
CSS uses extensive independent scientific research to ensure that our customers are provided with an effective and sustainable product. The research gathered helps us to make informed recommendations for on farm use as well as to tailor these recommendations for specific crops. CSS collaborates with several university, university extension, and industry researchers including: UC Davis researchers, UCCE Cooperative extension agents in several counties (Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, & Kern), Holden Research & Development and Plant Research B.V. (Holland).
Field Research Goals
The field research goals are to determine:
- The optimal Integrated Plant Nutrition Management (“IPNM”) balance of Harvest-to-Harvest™ and conventional fertilizer programs.
- The cumulative effect of Harvest-to-Harvest™ on crop yield, soil fertility, soil structure, and water holding capacity.
- Environmental impact of reduced water and conventional input use.
Crops and Field Trials
We have research and experience with the following crops:
- Grapes (wine and table)
- Hay (dairy; alfalfa)
If you are interested in running a trial on one of these crop applications, or are interested in running a trial for a crop application not listed above, please email us. We would love to follow up.
Field Research Results
If you are interested in our products, and would like to see some of the results of our field research activities by crop application, please contact us.
If you are a grower, and are interested in performing field trials to evaluate our products, please contact us to find out more information and availability.