ATTRA Publication Focuses on Organic Production and Season Extension for Blackberries and Raspberries
Organic produce is increasingly popular, and this updated ATTRA publication gives producers important information on bramble production such as site selection, establishment, pruning and trellising, and more.
“Brambles: Organic Production” introduces organic practices for fertility, weed, disease, and insect management. It also provides new information on high tunnel production and season extension and addresses economics and marketing.
“Brambles: Organic Production” is available free online at attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=15.
ATTRA has related resources to check out as well.
"Season Extension Techniques for Market Gardeners" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=366
"Sustainable Season Extension: Considerations for Design" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=370
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