National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Abstract: Blueberries are the most widely grown fruit crop in the U.S. Blueberries are well-suited to organic culture, and good markets exist for organically grown blueberries. This production guide addresses key aspects of organic blueberry production, including soils and fertility, cultural considerations, pests, and diseases, as well as marketing. Additional resources are provided for further investigation.
By George L. Kuepper and Steve Diver Revised 2001 by Katherine Adam Revised 2004 by Martin Guerena and Preston Sullivan NCAT Agriculture Specialists ©2004 NCAT June 2004
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Choosing a Variety 2
Soils and Fertility 2
Cultural Considerations 6
Insect Pests 8
Bird and Rodent Control 16
Photo Credits 21
Additional Resources 23
Blueberry Electronic Resources on the World-Wide Web 24
ATTRA is the national sustainable agriculture information service operated by the National Center for Appropriate Technology, through a grant from the Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. These organizations do not recommend or endorse products, companies, or individuals. NCAT has offices in Fayetteville, Arkansas (P.O. Box 3657, Fayetteville, AR 72702), Butte, Montana, and Davis, California.
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