Living Mulch Under Organic Acorn Squash and Brussels Sprouts

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2015: $29,997.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2017
Grant Recipient: FairShare CSA Coalition
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Claire Strader
FairShare CSA Coalition
This bulletin provides results on a two year trial of clover as living mulch under acorn squash and Brussels sprouts. The research took place on 4 organic farms in south central Wisconsin. Photos of the trials and recommendations for using clover as living mulch are included in the bulletin.
Claire Strader, FairShare CSA Coalition and UW Extension Dane County
Julie Dawson, Horticulture Department, University of WI, Madison
Heidi Johnson, UW Extension Dane County
Target audience:
This product is associated with the project "Cover Crops as Living Mulch under Organic Vegetables"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.