Ratcheting up commercial organic high-bush blueberry production systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2003: $9,380.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $22,500.00
Region: Northeast
State: New Jersey
Project Leader:
William Sciarappa
Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Annual Reports

Information Products


  • Fruits: berries (other)
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bees


  • Animal Production: preventive practices
  • Crop Production: biological inoculants, cover crops, organic fertilizers, tissue analysis
  • Education and Training: demonstration, extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, indicators
  • Pest Management: biological control, biorational pesticides, botanical pesticides, chemical control, competition, compost extracts, cultural control, disease vectors, economic threshold, field monitoring/scouting, integrated pest management, mulches - killed, mating disruption, physical control, sanitation, traps, mulching - vegetative, weather monitoring
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, holistic management, transitioning to organic
  • Soil Management: soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, urban/rural integration, sustainability measures
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