Effect of Mulches on the Establishment of Organically Grown Blueberries in Georgia

Blueberries August 16, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF
Learning lesson for organic blueberry production in Georgia.



This self-directed course teaches about using mulch in organic blueberry production in Georgia. It addresses primary problems including; insect control, disease control and weed control, as well as, fertilizers used at the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Alapaha Research Station.

Participants will learn about using mulch as the first line of defense in weed control, fungicides used for leaf spot control in organic blueberries and leaf beetle control. Information about fertility studies is also given, as is information on organic high tunnel research.

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For more information, contact Gerard Krewer at 229.392.1388.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.