[Market-farming] replacement for copper in orchards

Beth Spaugh lists at rhomestead.com
Fri Feb 8 14:34:12 EST 2013

Champ is copper hydroxide I think, and is OMRI approved.  Don't know its
label for fruit, but broad label for veggies.


Beth Spaugh

Rehoboth Homestead, Peru NY

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From: market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of andrea davis
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 11:57 AM
To: Market Farming
Subject: [Market-farming] replacement for copper in orchards


   I am starting to manage a very small mixed fruit orchard.  I am looking
for suggests of OMRI-listed products for dormant spray (prevent peach leaf
curl) to replace synthetic copper.  I would like to get the orchard
certified organic and this is one input that I'm having a hard time finding
an approved product for.


Thanks so much for all your help,



Quarter Acre Farm

Sonoma, CA

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