Setting up a new orchard

What is involved in setting up a new orchard?

  1. Purchase land
  2. Soil tests
  3. Plan irrigation
  4. Install irrigation
  5. Rip, cultivate and level
  6. Plant shelter
  7. Plant crop trees
  8. Weed control

Considerations:

  • Climate
  • Soil
  • Shelter
  • Orchard design/layout
  • Orchard floor management (methods and equipment)
  • Irrigation

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