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This work was supported by the Organic Research and Extension Initiative USDA CREES 2009-51300-05533, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station.


This fact sheet is a report of research to provide fruit growers with locally adapted advice and solutions for managing soil fertility in certified organic stone-fruits.It includes information of transitioning to organic management; building soil organic matter and providing appropriate nutrients, including phosphorus, potassium, seconary nutrients and trace elements; soil testing; cover crops; mulches; and possible organic management systems.

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