Fertilizers, Hothouse Forcing, Harvesting, Handling, Storage, Pest Control
Selecting and preparing the site and soil, irrigation, rootstocks and varieties, planting, pruning and thinning fruit, pest management, and maintenance schedule.
Planting a new fruit tree? Dig a big hole, wait to apply fertilizer and keep an eye on pests. Here are more quick tips for taking care of your transplanted tree.
How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.
Rooting tonics contain plant growth hormones used to stimulate root growth during plant propagation. They're easy to make at home.
Tomatoes are the most commonly produced greenhouse vegetable crop. Although greenhouse promoters claim each plant can produce 30 or more pounds of marketable fruit per year, that level of production is only possible with very ...
A look at integrated pest management in "Concepts from Start to Finish".
Homeowners often consider pest management the most difficult part of raising fruit. Most people either lack the knowledge to identify and control insect pests and diseases, or they dread having to spray chemicals to protect their...
The Oregon Department of Agriculture is trapping for AM in Eastern Oregon, in particular in the Milton-Freewater area, for more than 17 years.
Thinning is the term foresters apply to removal of some trees from a stand to give others more room (and resources) to grow. It is a tool for improving timber value, making sites more productive, and — perhaps most ...