Although Europe has extensive organic acreage, much of it is not very productive.
I’ve had so many mentors... They’ve taught me about pruning, soil biology, bees, products, and applications, and there’s so much yet for me to learn.
Several forces at work suggest that orchardists should look more closely at how they manage the floors of their orchards and vineyards.
Fruit growers are always looking for better, cheaper ways of controlling vegetation under the trees in their orchards, but, in general, weed control gets more expensive and more complicated.
Silver Apple Award winner Ray Fuller approaches organic production from a scientific point of view.