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

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by Seth Kroeck, Jocelyn Langer
     
 

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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

Overview

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-13:
9781603583459
Publisher:
Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Series:
Organic Principles and Practices Handbook Series
Edition description:
Revised and updated edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
404,490
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Seth Kroeck has been working and managing organic farms in the Northeast and California for the past eight years. He is currently working on his own farm, Crystal Spring Community Farm in Brunswick, Maine, with his wife, Maura, and their son, Griffin.

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