Practical No-Till Farming: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Organic Vegetable and Flower Growing

$60.00
Author Andrew Mefferd
ISBN 9780865719668
Publisher New Society Publishers
Size 190 x 228 x 16mm
Weight (g) 580g

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Do less, produce more, and grow soil that feeds crops using chemical-free, organic no-till methods

Andrew Mefferd, veteran farmer, author of The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution, and editor of Growing for Market magazine, brings you the ultimate guide to getting started with no-till farming.

Yet there are many ways to do no-till, including mulching with compost, cardboard, straw, silage tarps, and more. Plus plenty of conflicting advice on how to get started.

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Do less, produce more, and grow soil that feeds crops using chemical-free, organic no-till methods

Andrew Mefferd, veteran farmer, author of The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution, and editor of Growing for Market magazine, brings you the ultimate guide to getting started with no-till farming.

Yet there are many ways to do no-till, including mulching with compost, cardboard, straw, silage tarps, and more. Plus plenty of conflicting advice on how to get started.

Practical No-Till Farming is here to help, sorting the wheat from the chaff and the horse manure from the plastic mulch. Coverage includes:

  • How to assess your farm for no-till options considering climate, soil, and crop selection
  • Assessment of common no-till methods, including pros and cons, materials, and the relative costs
  • A decision-making matrix for choosing the most appropriate methods for your context
  • How-to for each no-till method, including what to do and when
  • Dealing with bindweed, symphylans, and other difficult weeds and pests
  • Maximizing productivity of no-till beds
  • Special coverage of both organic vegetable and flower no-till market farming

 

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Author Andrew Mefferd
Isbn 9780865719668
Publisher New Society Publishers
Size 190 x 228 x 16mm
Weight (g) 580g

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