In this webinar, recorded on March 20, 2012, Alex Stone of Oregon State University gives an overview of the research on the use of cover crops in vegetable cropping systems to suppress soil borne fungal diseases. Alex Stone is a Vegetable Cropping Systems Specialist at the Oregon State University Department of Horticulture. She formerly worked as an organic vegetable farmer in Massachussetts.
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Title: Cover Crops for Disease Suppression
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM EST
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