Posts Tagged ‘cover crop’

Peek Inside An Organic Farm Supply Store

Peek Inside An Organic Farm Supply Store

Encouraged by friends to start their own company, their love of urban farming, and a strong sense of community, led them to open the original Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply where they set up shop for two years, but were forced to close prematurely when they lost their lease…

Growing Cover Crop with a Cash Crop (video)

Growing Cover Crop with a Cash Crop (video)

Dan Forgey, of Cronin Farms, describes his ongoing research with cover crops, this time looking at how they might be grown in sync with a cash crop of corn.

The Next Step: Adding Cover Crop to a No Till System (Video)

The Next Step: Adding Cover Crop to a No Till System (Video)

As manager of the 8,500-acre Cronin Farms in Gettysburg, South Dakota, Dan Forgey strives to build soil health—and yields—sustainably. Forgey has been using no-till management for more than 17 years and over that time, has developed a keen understanding of how his farming system works and where new challenges and opportunities exist.