Crop Rotation and Cover Cropping
Soil Resiliency and Health on the Organic Farm
Illustrated by Jocelyn Langer
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.
About The Author
|Book Art:||Black and white line drawings|
|Size:||6 x 9 inch|
|Publisher:||Chelsea Green Publishing|
|Pub. Date:||April 15, 2011|
Available In/Retail PricePaperback, 96 pages, $15.95
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