Video: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1. Tools for Organic Weed Management in Vegetable Cropping Systems

Organic Agriculture July 16, 2013 Print Friendly and PDF

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Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1: Tools for non-chemical weed management in vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available for purchase at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).

Introduction

Weed 'Em and Reap is a two-part DVD series showcasing tools and reduced tillage strategies for organic weed management.  Weed 'Em and Reap Part 1 features researchers and farmers demonstrating and describing strategies, tools and equipment for organic weed management.  The tools presented include new machinery as well as equipment built by growers or adapted from other uses.

Contents (links to video clips and audio text)
 

In-Row Cultivation

Blind Cultivation

  • Lely tine weeder Mark Wheeler, Pacific Botanicals. Grants Pass, OR
  • Hayrake Mark Wheeler, Pacific Botanicals. Grants Pass, OR
  • Wiggle weeder Ray DeVries, Ralph's Greenhouse. Mt. Vernon, WA

Mulches

  • Mulched garlic Jeff Falen, Persephone Farm. Lebanon, OR
  • Mulched rhubarb Rob Heater, Stahlbush Island Farms. Corvallis, OR
  • Paper mulch Carol Miles, Martin Nicholson, and Lydia Garth, Washington State University. Vancouver, WA

Flamers

  • Shielded bed Ray DeVries, Ralph's Greenhouse. Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Shielded row Rob Heater, Stahlbush Island Farms. Corvallis, OR
  • Reflective shield Joel Reiten, Bejo Seeds. Cottage Grove, OR
  • Ceramic plate Louie Murgg, Forevergreen. Langley, BC Canada; Brian Maupin, Washington State University. Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Insulated shield Louie Murgg, Forevergreen. Langley, BC Canada
  • Tips on flaming Tim Miller, Washington State University. Mt. Vernon, WA

 

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