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Mustard Cover Crops Offer benefits beyond Soil Health

By Rico Balzano, UVM Extension Agronomy Outreach Professional There is growing consensus that cover crops have many environmental and agronomic benefits including reducing soil erosion, adding valuable organic matter, and improving overall soil health. But how do cover crops fit … Continue reading

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Between two rows: cover crops for perennial plants

by Olivia Saunders, UNH Extension Field Specialist, Carroll County If you’re a grape grower, raspberry producer or have a few blueberries, you may have wondered what grasses are best suited between your fruiting rows. Ideally, you want the ground between … Continue reading

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Cover crop cocktails & mixtures in your crop rotation

by Olivia Saunders, UNH Extension Field Specialist in Vegetable & Fruit Production, Carroll County. As a grower, you likely already know the benefits of incorporating a cover crop into your rotation. From mopping up excess fall nutrients, to improving crop … Continue reading

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Cover Crops & Soil Organic Matter Survey

Research & Extension staff from the Universities of Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire are working together to create a set of programs focusing on using cover crops and organic matter amendments to build soil organic matter, and would like … Continue reading

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Winter Meetings

There are a LOT of excellent workshops coming up soon. If you look up at the top of this page, you’ll see a tab that says Upcoming Events – we’ll keep this updated, and this is a good place to … Continue reading

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