Part of the NOFA guides. This volume covers:
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This publication will teach you the basics of how to become a Seed-potato Arranger. With step by step guides and instructions, you will not only have a better understanding, but gain valuable knowledge of how to become a Seed-potato Arranger
- 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.