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.

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.

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.

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.

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