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Biological mediation of apple replant disease in organic apple orchards

Summary

Investigator: Lori Hoagland, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Project location: Eastern Washington state

Enhancing biological control of insect pests using flowering intercrops in wine grape ecosystems

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Investigator: Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Project location: Sonoma and Napa counties, California

Integrating bats into organic pest management

Summary

Investigator: Steve Tennes, Country Mill Farms, Charlotte, Michigan
Project locations: This project will be conducted at seven farms in southern Michigan over a total of three summers (2009-2011). The farms include organic, conventional and mixed operations.

Finding cost-effective weed and nutrient management practices in organic pear orchards

Summary

Investigator: Chuck Ingels, University of California Cooperative Extension, Sacramento County, Sacramento, California
Project location: Joe Green Ranch, Courtland, California (certified organic in 2009)

Integrated soil-borne disease and weed management for organic strawberries using anaerobic soil disinfestation, broccoli residue incorporation and mustard cake application

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Investigator: Carol Shennan, University of California, Santa Cruz, Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Stakeholders: Organic strawberry producers

Searchable Library of Articles on Organic Growing

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Coordinator: Jack Kittredge, Natural Organic Farming Association / Massachusetts, Barre, MA
Stakeholders: Beginning and hopeful farmers, farmers interested in converting to organic, and organic growers looking for a better way to deal with problems.

NOFA/Mass proposes to publish over 100 online searchable articles on 12 topics relating to organic production and marketing. The topics are:

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