David grew up in a fishing and farming family. He has a ton of experience in gardening, horticulture, and community-based farming/gardening, and even forest management. He was active in 4-H and has won awards in horticulture. He produced 800 plus articles and blogs on farming, agriculture, modern farming topics including:
Inputs Pest Management Equipment Innovation Technology for Farming Pesticides, Fungicides, and Herbicides Organic Farming Old-world Farming Small Production Farming Soil Health Soil Regeneration Crop Rotation Cover Crops Nitrogen Fixing Plants Water Conservation Drought Tolerant Crops And more.
Currently, he is part of New Era Community Garden. The garden started five years ago as a community building project. His involvement is not just as a gardener, but also as an educator for new gardeners. David is a resource for tips and tricks that help new gardeners become sucessful gardeners. He grows 70-80 percent of what he eats each year in a 12' x 12' square plot.
David is a scientist. He studies entomology, environmental biology, ecology, botany, and chemistry. He is current involved in an internship at the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the Pest Diagnostic Unit. He works with pest management and organic solutions to pest management including:
Pest Identification by Sight and Plant Damage. Biological Control Species Beneficial Insect Species Methods that help beneficial species thrive while decreasing populations of pests. Chemical and Organic Pesticides Fungicides Bee Keeping Managing Pollinators
He has written thousands of articles on topics such as:
Organic Gardening Agriculture Pest management Plant Selection Garden Design Vertical Gardening Gardening with Kids Local Agriculture Big Farm Agriculture Monoculture Farming Sustainable Farming and Agriculture Farmers Markets Organic Farming Organic Meat Production Poultry Management Beef Cattle, Bison, and Emu Production
David's experience in this industry is huge and growing more each season. His current projects include helping the Chef at Mondovi's in the Napa Valley develop a kitchen garden that produces quality organic vegetables for their menu. He is an advocate for From Garden to Table. His research project is an internship that deals with pest management and plant galls. He works with local farmers to produce better pollination through new technologies, which work to decrease the costs of growing food crops.
If you need content that is fresh, organic, and pleasing to the senses then send David a message and talk about the goals of your content. He works with clients every day to develop content that works for their audience.