Using a Vertical Shoot Position Trellis and Micro-Nutrients to Reduce Labor and Increase Fruit Set

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $2,502.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2005
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,093.00
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Tim Gieseke
Minnesota Project


  • Fruits: grapes


  • Crop Production: foliar feeding, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Pest Management: cultural control, integrated pest management, mulching - plastic, prevention
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, sustainability measures
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