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

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By Seth Kroeck, Jocelyn Langer (Illustrator)
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Description


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.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781603583459
ISBN-10: 1603583459
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Publication Date: April 15th, 2011
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Organic Principles and Practices Handbook