Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits: Market Or Home Production Site & Crop Selection Planting, Care & Harvesting Business Basics

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Storey Pub., 2013 - Business & Economics - 543 pages
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Danny Barney covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market organic orchard fruits, from selecting the right site and cultivars to meeting organic standards and acquiring certifications; designing, maintaining, pruning, and harvesting an orchard; getting fruits to market; and managing the business side of farming. This is a straightforward, easy-to-follow blueprint for a thriving orchard and a profitable business.

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Danny L. Barney is the author of Storey's Guide to Growing Organic Orchard Fruits. He is with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and was formerly a professor of horticulture and an extension specialist at the University of Idaho. His hands-on research and production experience includes apples, sweet and tart cherries, peaches, pears, plums, and small fruits and berries. He teaches workshops on tree fruit and small fruit production, as well as organic farming and gardening. He lives in Ames, Iowa.

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