Video: Vegetable Farmers and their Innovative Cover Cropping Techniques

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Farmers and their innovative cover cropping techniques [DVD]. V. Grubinger. 2006. University of Vermont Extension. Funded with a grant from Northeast SARE. Available for purchase from: (Verified 31 Dec 2008).


Ten farmers from five Northeastern states describe their innovations in cover cropping, including over-seeding, living mulches, summer cover crops, and cover crops for pest suppression.

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Hank Bissell, Lewis Creek Farm. Starksboro, VT.

Will Stevens, Golden Russett Farm. Shoreham, VT.

Cliff Hatch, Upinngill Farm. Gill, MA.

Eero Ruuttila, Nesenkeag Farm. Litchfield, NH.

Lou Johns and Robin Ostfeld, Blue Heron Farm. Lodi, NY.

Lou Lego, Elderberry Pond. Auburn, NY.

Lockwood 'Pooh' Sprague, Edgewater Farm. Plainfield, NH.

Bob Muth, Muth Farms. Williamstown, NJ.

Eileen Droescher, Ol' Turtle Farm. Easthampton, MA.

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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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.