Using Poultry and New Scouting Techniques to Control Plum Curculio

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1992: $4,700.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1993
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $5,750.00
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Michael Bedessem
Turkey Ridge Orchard


  • Fruits: apples, general tree fruits


  • Animal Production: free-range
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Pest Management: biological control
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
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