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SEPTEMBER TIMELY HINTS*

for stone fruit production

There are few things as exciting as seeing fruit orchards in full bloom. We experience equal parts excitement and concern as we do not know what the season may bring. But let us not fret. It is much better to focus on that which can be managed.

This month we have added an additional section on newly planted stone fruit trees. This is one of the most important production inputs. If one can get newly planted stone fruit trees to grow well in the first year and reach the desired height in Year 1, then it is so much easier to achieve high yields from Year 3 onwards. So care of young trees is important. Click here to download the PDF.

*This post has been updated to included the latest pest and disease control information.