This article originally ran in the fall 2017 issue of New Farm Magazine, the magazine of Organic Farmers Association. All OFA members receive a complimentary issue of New Farm twice per year. Click here to sign up! Organic farmers share … Continued
Continuous organic no-till is still considered unachievable. However, options for reducing tillage in the mid-Atlantic region have been identified and tried, including: (1) rotating annual grain crops with perennial forages; (2) decreasing depth and degree of soil inversion (e.g. chisel … Continued
Guest post by Mark Misar, southeastern South Dakota farmer and teacher. If you have questions pertaining to this article, please contact author.
Rodale Institute Executive Director, Jeff Moyer, Associate Research Scientist, Dr. Gladis Zinati, and other credited experts contributed to a research publication facilitated by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension. This publication discusses cover crop management and starter fertilizer considerations for producers interested in organic … Continued
By Mary-Howell Martens (with Klaas’ help!), Lakeview Organic Grain Originally posted on November 4, 2002 Evening came early in late fall of 2001 on the Martens farm. You may not be able to see it, but there’s a clover cover … Continued