Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping
Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic FarmBook - 2011
Part of the NOFA guides. This volume covers:Historical roots of cover-crop techniques Thinking beyond this season's cash crop (disease and pest reduction, weed suppression, cash vs. cover crops) What is a good rotation? (mapping the farm, grouping crops, sample groupings) The economics of rotations and cover cropping (organizing your work, reducing labor inputs, land and cover-crop seed costs)
Including on-farm examples and detailed appendices.
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., 2011
Branch Call Number: 631.452 Kr
Description: 83 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Soil resiliency and health on the organic farm