Optimizing the Benefits of Hairy Vetch in Organic Production Webinar

Organic Agriculture February 29, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

About the Webinar

The presenter will discuss optimizing and understanding the benefits of hairy vetch in organic production. The emphasis will be on the vegetable crop work of the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab in Beltsville, MD, but some information on roller-crimper management in grain crops will be included.

Slides from the webinar as a pdf are available here.

About the Presenter

John Teasdale is a retired Plant Physiologist from the USDA-ARS Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab, Beltsville, MD, and currently conducts research as a Biological Sciences Collaborator with the same unit. His research has spanned many topics in sustainable agriculture including integrated weed management, cover crop management, and cropping system performance in long-term experiments.

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eOrganic is the Organic Agriculture Community of Practice at eXtension.org. Our website at http:www.extension.org/organic_production contains articles, videos, and webinars for farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals, certifiers, researchers and educators seeking reliable information on organic agriculture, published research results, farmer experiences, and certification. The content is collaboratively authored and reviewed by our community of University researchers and Extension personnel, agricultural professionals, farmers, and certifiers with experience and expertise in organic agriculture.

Air Date: February 28, 2012

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with your organic certification agency before adopting new practices or using new materials. For more information, refer to eOrganic's articles on organic certification.

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