October 1, 2009 | Source: Oregon Tilth; NRCS; Western Sustainable Agricuture Research and Education | Format: Certification 101 Training Materials

Organic Conservation Cross-Training Series: Fruit Farm Management Training Materials

A case study of key planning steps and analysis undertaken by Hi Point Orchard in Mesa, Washington for transition to organic management of apricots, peaches and nectarines. The study discusses key conservation concerns and strategies to mitigate issues to natural resources.

Training packet includes a sample agenda, management scenario questionnaire for a site visit and Organic System Plan (OSP) sample questions for planning purposes.

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