Mid-July Update: Evaluation of Compost on Strawberry cv ‘Albion’ and ‘Chandler’ Productivity

In this trial, we evaluate four types of compost on strawberry productivity at three farm locations. Farms are either organically  or conventionally managed with methyl bromide fumigation.

Here’s an update on current yield-to-date, as of mid-July

TREATMENTS

SMC: Spent mushroom compost
MC: Manure compost
YT: Yard trimmings compost
VC: Vermicompost
Con: No added compost
ConN: Nitrogen added to the highest level found in a compost

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