Get Soil Amendments on this Spring to Maximize Potential
In coming days, bloom will wrap up and our spring rains will come to an end — signaling your best remaining shot at getting soil amendments on to impact this year’s crop.
Meet Your Partners in Growth Series: Matt Woessner
Matt Woessner is one of those people you can’t help but like. You can feel his genuine smile and warmth from the moment you meet him.
Volunteers Help Remove 200 Tons of Dirt, Flood Debris from Oceano Ranch
Volunteers from The Holloway Group and Team Rubicon spent much of Saturday helping remove more than 200 tons of debris and dirt from the flood-plagued Cardoza Ranch in Oceano. All 12 acres of Pat and Vickie Cardoza’s ranch was flooded – by as much as 10-15 feet of water in some areas – in mid-January when storm runoff in Arroyo Grande Creek ran over a failing levee and flooded their home and farmland south of Oceano.
From The Field, Ep. 5: Got Ponding? Using Soil Amendments to Improve Water Infiltration
Following up after the recent storms that slammed California the first two weeks of the year, Holloway CEO Brian Maxted and Director of Agronomy Steve Lenander revisit a customer almond orchard on Jan. 18 to see how soil amendments such as gypsum and compost helped improve ponding and water infiltration issues.
Holloway to Host World Ag Seminar on “Bringing Our Soils Back to Life”
Holloway CEO Brian Maxted and Director of Agronomy Steve Lenander will be presenting a World Ag Expo seminar presentation on "Bringing Our Soils Back to Life" on Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m.
Join Us for Our Grower Appreciation Happy Hour at World Ag Expo!
Join us on Feb. 15, 2023 from 2-5 p.m. at the World Ag Expo Banquet Hall as Holloway and Laurel Ag & Water host a Grower Appreciation Happy Hour. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided for all growers in attendance.
Now is the Time to Apply Gypsum, Other Amendments
When is the best time to apply gypsum, compost, and other amendments? Holloway Director of Agronomy Steve Lenander tells the Valley Ag Voice “the time is now to apply amendments,” before the heavy winter rains hit.
Visit Holloway at Almond Conference
Visit Holloway at Booth 1723 at next week’s Almond Conference for amendment and agronomy advice, 90th anniversary giveaways and to meet your local team!
Al Holloway: Tribute to a grandfather who changed the face of Valley agriculture
Everyone called him “Dad,” from his friends to his family. He was known in the valley as the crazy fellow out in Lost Hills with ideas about mining gypsum for agriculture. To young Al Holloway, he was just the greatest man to ever walk the earth. His name was Harvey Mulford Holloway (H.M. Holloway), and he was the boy’s grandfather.
Combat Soaring Fertilizer Costs with Compost, Soil Amendments
As we begin preparations for next season, rising fertilizer costs are top of mind for our farmers. Fertilizer prices have skyrocketed as much as 300% in some areas, [...]
Flores Farms: Improving Fruit Quality with Holloway Gypsum, Agronomy Services
Citrus grower Rudy Flores, from Sanger, Calif., discusses how Holloway's Original Gypsum and agronomy services helped drastically improve bloom, fruit quality and overall tree health and growth over [...]
Old Model-Ts, Cars Remind Us of Holloway’s Early Years
You never know what you’re going to see in the field… At a customer vineyard in Paso Robles, Calif., recently, we saw a club of Model Ts and 1915-1930s classics cruise by, reminding us of the early days of Holloway -- founded some 90 years ago in 1932.
Meet Your Partners in Growth Series: Manuel Avalos
Manuel Avalos, Environmental Superintendent Manuel Avalos, Holloway Environmental Superintendent Manuel Avalos is a man of few words but lots of action. As Holloway Environmental’s Superintendent, Manuel and [...]
Meet Your Partners in Growth Series: Claudia Lepe
Claudia Lepe, Accounts Receivable Clerk Do you want to know what was going on with Holloway in 2008? Claudia can tell you. Do you want to know how much [...]
From The Field, Ep. 4: Matthew Efird on Challenges Facing Farmers
In the latest edition of “From the Field,” Holloway CEO Brian Maxted talks to fifth-generation Fresno farmer Matthew Efird, President of Efird Ag Enterprises and Vice President of Double E Farms since 1999. Efird is also the District 8 Board Director for Blue Diamond, and discusses the many challenges facing Central Valley growers this season, including issues related to shipping, storage, supply chain challenges, and the soaring costs of agriculture inputs.