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This 70-minute educational video features 10 vegetable farmers in 5 Northeastern states demonstrating and describing a variety of cover cropping techniques including rye, wheat, oats and/or hairy vetch as winter covers; winter rye for strawberry mulch; field peas as a spring cover; hairy vetch and rye strips grown between crops; soil spader for incorporating cover crops; permanent ground cover for wheel tracks; living mulch between plastic mulch; buckwheat, Japanese millet, and Sudex as summer smother crops; long term rotations with cover crops and leaf mulch; white clover strips between crops; and, no-till cover crops.

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Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

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