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Compost for blueberry plants: testing and tips

Compost is an acceptable amendment for blueberry plants, but it's important to test it before you apply it. Pay attention to pH and nutrient levels, and watch out for weeds.

Dan Sullivan | Mar 2015 | Article

Nutrient Management for Blueberries in Oregon

Addresses how much fertilizer to apply, when to apply fertilizer, what type of nitrogen to apply, and application methods. Based on soil and tissue test results recommends application rates for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and micronutrients. Discusses soil acidification for blueberry production.

Wei Qiang Yang, Bernadine Strik | Nov 2006 | OSU Extension Catalog

Caneberries Nutrient Management Guide

Several types of caneberries are produced commercially in Oregon, including summer-bearing and primo cane fruiting red raspberries, black raspberries (blackcaps), and blackberries. This publication addresses nutrient assessment and application for caneberries produced in western Oregon. In this area, caneberries typically are planted on Aloha, Jory, Newberg, Willamette, Woodburn, or Saum soils. ...

Bernadine Strik | Jan 2006 | OSU Extension Catalog

Strawberry Nutrient Management Guide for Oregon and Washington

Strawberry growers in Oregon and Washington raise fruit for both the processed and fresh markets, using both conventional and certified organic systems. This guide explains nutrient management for June-bearing and day-neutral cultivars — the two types of strawberries typically grown in the Pacific Northwest.

Bernadine Strik | May 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Cranberries: A Nutrient Management Guide for South Coastal Oregon

This nutrient management guide provides nutrient application information and recommendations for south coastal Oregon.

Bernadine Strik | Jan 2015 | OSU Extension Catalog

The Role of Canopy Management in Vine Balance

Canopy management is critical to successful winegrape production. Canopy management begins with vineyard design and includes decisions about soil, water, cover cropping, fertilization and weed control. Shoot thinning, leaf removal, hedging and crop thinning are also part of canopy management.

Patricia Skinkis | Jun 2013 | OSU Extension Catalog

Cranberry Tissue Testing for Producing Beds in North America

Cranberry plants require proper amounts of certain chemical elements from air, water, and soil to ensure adequate vegetative growth and fruit production. Routine collection and analysis of tissue samples can detect low nutrient concentration before visible symptoms or yield reduction occurs. This information will help you decide if fertilizer is needed, and if so, how much and what kind to use.

Aug 1995 | OSU Extension Catalog

Nitrogen for Bearing Cranberries in North America

Addresses amounts, timing, and sources of nitrogen (N) fertilization for producing cranberry beds in selected North American growing areas. Fertilizer practices for new and young beds are not discussed. Topics include how to time N fertilization applications; calculate N fertilizer needs; set and adjust target N fertilization rates; and evaluate plant characteristics, such as leaf color...

Jun 2000 | OSU Extension Catalog

Ежевика и Малина (Caneberries, Russian translation)

Several types of caneberries are produced commercially in Oregon, including summer-bearing and primo cane fruiting red raspberries, black raspberries (blackcaps), and blackberries. This publication addresses nutrient assessment and application for caneberries produced in western Oregon. In this area, caneberries typically are planted on Aloha, Jory, Newburg, Willamette, Woodburn, or Saum soils. ...

Bernadine Strik | Aug 2013 | OSU Extension Catalog

Nutrient Management of Berry Crops in Oregon

This summary is intended as a brief overview and as a supplement to the nutrient management guides available online at Oregon State University: Nutrient Management for Blueberries in Oregon, Cranberries: Nutrient Management Guide, and Strawberries.

Bernadine Strik | May 2013 | Article