Information on organic farming of fruit crops, including certification, using organic nutrient sources and crop insurance options. Tips on organic marketing.
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By Kristy Borrelli Length7:24
This presentation will help you to identify many useful resources and decide if organic certification is appropriate for your farm business.
By Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool that allows farmers to insure against losses due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases.
Organic production requires years of planning and research to benefit from the possible increase in selling prices.
If you are going to spray it is important to use products with good efficacy in a way that makes them most likely to impact the pest of concern.
Successful weed management can make or break a new organic farm. These steps will help you get the upper hand on weeds.
Organic fruit growing in the Mid-Atlantic Region can be successful and profitable with careful study and planning.
By Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Whitney DePowell, MPH, MCHES
The term "organic" refers to foods that have been farmed and produced according to the standards of the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP).