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Sustainable Agriculture

Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program

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Small Fruit and Vegetable Production

Developed in partnership with Georgia Organics and the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association. The topics covered in the sessions:

  • A Systems Approach
  • Soil Health and Fertility
  • Soil Amendments
  • Cover Crops
  • Groundcovers for Small Fruits
  • Crop Rotation
  • Pest Management
  • Seasonality
  • Crop Selection
  • Crop Propagation and Management
  • Considerations for Small Fruits
  • Irrigation
  • Equipment
  • Tillage
  • Post-Harvest Handling
  • Food Safety
  • Marketing
  • Crop Plans

This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture under award number 2015-70017-22861. It is a partnership between UGA, Georgia Organics, Fort Valley State University, UGA Small Business Development Center, AgSouth, Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association.