Video Clip: Weed Em and Reap Part 2. High Residue Reduced-Till System: Rotational Tillage Options

Organic Agriculture March 25, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF

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Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: http://www.weedemandreap.org (verified 17 Dec 2008).


 

This is a Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2 video clip.

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Ron Morse. Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, VA. 

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Rotational Tillage Option

There are two options to rotational tillage. One is to either purchase a no-till drill or borrowing or renting a spading machine. They are very effective in incorporating residues without disturbing the surface. They do leave a relatively good seed bed that would allow you to get a good stand.

 

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