Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping: Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic Farm

Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping

Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic Farm

Paperback
Pub. price: $15.95

ISBN10: 1603583459 ISBN13: 9781603583459 Contributors: Langer, Jocelyn (Illustrator) Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co Published: Apr 15 2011 Pages: 83 Weight: 0.35lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

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.

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