Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits

Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits

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Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic orchard fruits. Offering expert tips on selecting the right site, choosing the best cultivars, designing and maintaining a sustainable orchard, and efficiently harvesting fruit, Barney also helps you develop a viable business plan, acquire necessary organic certifications, and identify niche markets for your products.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 159 x 236 x 38.1mm | 975.22g
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1603427236
  • 9781603427234
  • 46,754

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Answer the growing demand for organic fruit! Whether you are new to fruit farming or have already sold thousands of bushels, Danny L. Barney's complete guide to managing organic orchards is exactly what you need as you prepare for the next growing season.

Includes comprehensive coverage of:

- Choosing and planting pome fruits: apples, pears, quince, medlar, mayhaws, loquats, and saskatoons

- Choosing and planting stone fruits: apricots, cherries, peaches, nectarines, and plums

- Site selection and organic orchard design

- Testing and improving soil conditions

- Watering systems

- Pruning, training, and thinning

- Organic disease and pest control

- Harvesting and storing fruit

- Developing a business plan

- Marketing, packaging, and selling your products
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