Organic pear growers use combinations to control weeds


Issue Date: September 12, 2012
By Bob Johnson

At the Yoxagoi Orchards organic pear farm outside Kelseyville, grower Dan Goff uses a deep mulch of wood chips a few feet wide down the center of the row to keep the weeds at bay. This mulch will break down under the weather after a few seasons but, in the meantime, it provides a relatively effective weed barrier.

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