Habitat & Trap Cropping for Managing Strawberry Pests

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Javier Zamora, owner of JSM Organics farm, integrates and is surrounded by habitat that supports many species of insects, birds and other wildlife. Javier says that farming with Mother Nature is one of the best way to grow food because it helps you deal with the pests that can be a problem with strawberries or veggies. This video features Javier discussing the benefits of habitat on his farm alongside researcher Diego Nieto of Driscoll's, Inc. Diego shares his research on the use of alfalfa trap crops for lygus bug management in strawberry crops.