Fwd: FW: New at ATTRA: Resources for Organic Fruit Production

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From: Rhodes, Jenna D <JennaRhodes@uams.edu>
Date: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 9:40 AM
Subject: FW: New at ATTRA: Resources for Organic Fruit Production
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See below for new fruit production resource.

 

From: National Center for Appropriate Technology [mailto:dbank@ncat.org]
Sent: Monday, January 29, 2018 12:05 PM
To: Rhodes, Jenna D <JennaRhodes@uams.edu>
Subject: New at ATTRA: Resources for Organic Fruit Production

 

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New Publication on Soil Health and Site Selection for Fruit Production

ATTRA has a new publication for you to help develop sustainable and profitable fruit tree, bush, or vine production. "Soils and Sites for Organic Orchards and Vineyards" contains useful information about site selection and soil preparation for organic fruit plantings.

It also describes cover crop and mulching options for orchards and vineyard floors, and discusses fertilization and the role of mycorrhizae in maintaining healthy fruit plants.

The publication is available for free on the ATTRA website at attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=588.

ATTRA has related resources to check out as well, including:

"Tree Fruits: Organic Production Overview" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=2

"Tipsheet: Assessing the Soil Resource for Beginning Organic Farmers" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=529

"Grapes: Organic Production" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=529

"Fruit Trees, Bushes, and Vines for Natural Growing in the Ozarks" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=541

"Nutrient Management Plan (590) for Organic Systems" attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=465


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