Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2020: $8,968.00
Projected End Date: 07/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Blue Heron Orchard
Region: North Central
Blue Heron Orchard
This video follows the multitude of steps to create an eight foot deer fence to protect an apple orchard, utilizing all local cedar posts and the preparation and execution for its installation. From harvesting the posts, demonstrating the shou sugi ban method of cauterizing trunks(charring the base) in order to preserve the fence posts, and installing and stretching the woven wire..
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Consumers
This product is associated with the project "Agroforestry Based Control for Cedar-Apple Rust Disease and Browsing Deer in Organic Apple Orchards"