Pre-Order Fruit Tree Production Publications at No Cost
Extension offices can now pre-order print copies of two revised Extension publications on fruit tree production. These publications are available free of charge to Extension centers.
Mike Parker, Extension Horticulture Specialist, has recently revised two excellent resources for growing fruit trees in North Carolina. Both publications offer the latest information, color photos, and detailed diagrams to help growers and gardeners successfully establish and maintain fruit trees.
Simply fill out the order form below to request print copies by the box. Pre-orders will be filled starting in late September.
AG-81 Growing Pecans in North Carolina
This comprehensive guide to growing pecans is an invaluable tool for large and small scale producers as well as home gardeners. In it you’ll find essential information about selecting a site, choosing pecan varieties, planning and establishing an orchard, pruning, managing pests and diseases, and harvesting techniques. (20 pages)
AG-814 North Carolina Production Guide for Smaller Orchard Plantings
Thinking of planting your own fruit trees? This newly updated resource equips producers and home gardeners with the know-how needed to plan, design, and maintain small orchards. While it focuses on peaches, apples, and pecans, the practices discussed also apply to other types of fruit trees that grow well in North Carolina, such as persimmons, pears, plums, nectarines, Asian pears, and figs. (16 pages)