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Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping

Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic Farm

by Seth Kroeck

 

Part of the NOFA guides. 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.

About the Author

Seth Kroeck

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, ME, with his wife, Maura, and their son, Griffin. ...

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