Utah State University Extension
Fruit production in the intermountain west is besieged with problems. To cope with these problems, fruit growers mustbe competent in financing, banking, buying, public relations, marketing, meteorology, climatology, plant science, soil science, entomology, pathology, irrigation, fertilization, chemistry, physics, mechanics, and management.
Alston, Diane, "Sustainable Orchard Management System" (2000). All Current Publications. Paper 1393.