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Pruning Peach Trees

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Authors: 
Richard P. Marini
Authors: 
Gregory Peck
Authors: 
Alson H. Smith
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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Year: 
2,014

Seasonal Apiary Management for Missouri

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This guide provides a yearly management program to maintain beehives for satisfactory honey production.

Authors: 
Raymond A. Nabors
Publisher: 
University of Missouri
Year: 
1,998

Organic Vegetable IPM Guide

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Interest in nonchemical pest control has increased over the past several years. To some people, this means the same as “organic farming,” which implies nature’s way. But in this publication, we talk about controlling pests without chemicals, or at least fewer chemicals. This approach does have some limitations. Here are some of them:

Authors: 
Rick Snyder
Authors: 
Blake Layton
Authors: 
David Ingram
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Pat Harris
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James H. Jarratt
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Frank Killebrew
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John D. Byrd
Publisher: 
Mississippi State University
Year: 
2,013

Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

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Two bee colonies are the ideal number for a beginning apiarist. Expand in a couple of years after your experience and confidence grow. A single hive will produce 50 to 100 pounds of honey each year.

Authors: 
Raymond A. Nabors
Publisher: 
University of Missouri Extension
Year: 
2,000

Highbush Blueberry Production

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The initial investment is high, primarily because of the cost of preparing the land, establishing plants, and installing an irrigation system. However, equipment needs for small plantings are minimal once the plants are established and healthy, well-tended plants can be expected to bear fruit for fifty years or more. Demand for blueberries has been strong in recent years, and fresh-market prices have been relatively high because per capita consumption of blueberries in the United States has been increasing.

Authors: 
Kathleen Demchak
Authors: 
Jayson K. Harper
Authors: 
Lynn F. Kime
Publisher: 
Pennsylvania State University
Year: 
2,014

Tracking Demographics and U.S. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Patterns

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Many factors have affected food consumption patterns over the last twenty-five years. In the following pages we will explore these trends in more detail and consider the impact of current trends on future consumption.

Authors: 
Roberta Cook
Publisher: 
UC Davis
Year: 
2,011

Grape Powdery Mildew

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Authors: 
Bernd Maier
Authors: 
Natalie Goldberg
Publisher: 
New Mexico State University
Year: 
2,010

Rootstocks for Size Control in Apple Trees

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Modern orchards are being developed with small (dwarf) trees at close spacing. The proper distance for setting the trees varies with the variety selected and the fertility and water-holding capacity of the soil.

Authors: 
Esteban Herrera
Publisher: 
New Mexico State University
Year: 
2,002

Southeast Regional Bramble Production Guide

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Authors: 
Gina E. Fernandez
Authors: 
Gerard Krewer
Publisher: 
NC State University
Year: 
2,008
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