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Part of the NOFA guides. This volume covers:

  • Historical roots of cover-crop techniques
  • Thinking beyond this season's cash crop (disease and pest reduction, weed suppression, cash vs. cover crops)
  • What is a good rotation? (mapping the farm, grouping crops, sample groupings)
  • The economics of rotations and cover cropping (organizing your work, reducing labor inputs, land and cover-crop seed costs)

Including on-farm examples and detailed appendices.

Publication Details

  • Published: 2011
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub.
  • ISBN-10: 1603583459
  • ISBN-13: 9781603583459
  • Dewey Decimal: 631.452
  • ECHO Library: 631.452 KRO