is seeing big changes to its landscape. Volunteers are planting
corn and sugar beets. Early farmers in the area needed to grow up to 30 acres
of corn to feed their livestock. Sugar beets were big business that brought
about the construction of a sugar factory by investors Henry Oxnard and the
Expect to see lima bean plants as well. Oxnard was the lima
bean capital of the world for nearly a century. These crops help tell the history of farming in Ventura County.
All these plants should do well--not only is the climate
ideal, but all were planted in six cubic yards of Agromin's OMRI-listed Compost