Utah State University Extension
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.
Thomsen, E.O.; Culumber, C.M.; Reeve, J.R.; Cardon, G.; Alston, D.; Black, B.L.; and Ransom, C.V., "Strategies for Managing Soil Fertility and Health in Organic Orchards - A Fact Sheet" (2018). All Current Publications. Paper 1886.