Production Details

Managing pests with biological controls requires thought, careful planning and the realization that every crop cycle may prevent a unique situation.

The information here just touches on a few of the basics to give you a flavor of the mindset changes that need to take place when moving from "selling a commodity" to "marketing your product".

Windbreaks are barriers used to reduce and redirect wind. They usually consist of trees and shrubs, but may also be perennial or annual crops and grasses, fences, or other materials.

The use of the plasticulture system enables growers to optimize establishment of vegetable and fruit crops under non-optimum conditions and in locations with short growing seasons.