Episode 142. Soil Considerations for Orchards

Today’s episode of Voices from the Field focuses on soil considerations for fruit and nut trees. Rex Dufour, the director of NCAT’s Western Regional Office in Davis, California, talks with Guy Ames, Horticulture Specialist at NCAT’s Southeastern Regional Office in Fayetteville, Arkansas, about the differences between soils in the western United States versus the soils in the East.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Rex Dufour directly at rexd@ncat.org or Guy Ames at guya@ncat.org.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Climate Change and Perennial Fruit and Nut Production

Fruit Trees, Bushes, and Vines for Natural Growing in the Ozarks

Soils and Sites for Organic Orchards and Vineyards

Other Resources:

Web Soil Survey

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