Soil management in orchards

information sheet

Good soil management is essential for sustainable production in orcharding. It is an issue that affects the flexibility, profitability and long-term sustainability of all North Coast properties. This publication aims to help North Coast orchardists protect their soil from the problems of erosion, compaction, and acidity. Information is presented under the headings:

  • Reducing erosion
  • Reducing compaction
  • Avoiding acidification 

Comments from producers are also included.


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