Trialing Summer Cover Crops for Organic No-Till Broccoli

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2020: $14,820.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2022
Grant Recipient: Wild Hope Farm
Region: Southern
State: South Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Sarah Belk
Wild Hope Farm
In 2020 we received a Southern SARE grant to explore Summer Cover Crops for Organic No-till Broccoli. Using 5 treatments, we investigated the best mix of summer cover crops (sunn hemp, japanese millet, soybeans and buckwheat) for a roller-crimper no-till fall broccoli production.
This product is associated with the project "Summer Cover Crops for Organic No-till Broccoli"
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.