eOrganic brings you selected live broadcasts of presentations from the Carolina Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference which took place on January 12-13, 2012.
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University, provides project updates and discusses growing canola in North Carolina.
Dr. Julie Grossman, North Carolina State University, covers soil biology and green manures, data on spring termination of cover crops, and nitrogen contribution of cover crops.
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University, discusses blind and between-row cultivation, seeding rate, fallow periods, crop rotation, variety selection, rolling, and more. He stresses the importance of large amounts of cover crop biomass for weed control.
Dr. John Spargo, University of Massachusetts, discusses organic approved forms of N, P, and K, and how they are best utilized in organic cropping systems.
Dr. John Spargo, University of Massachusetts, provides nitrogen recommendations for wheat grown in North Carolina and reviews research on fertility trials.
Dr. Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS and NCSU, reviews the life cycle and management of the pathogens that contribute to wheat mycotoxins.
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University introduces the different types of wheat for production in North Carolina and the results of some variety trials.
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