by Fred Salo
A farm meeting, illustrating the compost by Coring Injection method, was held at Salomaa Tree Plantation in Stannard, VT, Saturday, Sept. 14. Growers from six northeast SARE States were present for this all day event.
Fred Salo, grower and the SARE grant recipient, gave opening remarks and then presented the project in general, with specifics on test results to date. With the help of Jeff Carter, UVM extension, agronimist (also a tree grower) and advisor to the project, discussed the outcome of the composted trial blocks as opposed to the “control” areas. (As a grower, increased bud set for next year appears significant but because this is a three year project final results will be reserved for after the 2014 testing.) Continue reading