Conservation Cropping System to Regenerate Soils


Workshop audio recordings from the 2015 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.

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Presenter: Barry Fisher, USDA NRCS
Saturday 3

Examine the key principals of soil health and the benefits of a “Conservation Cropping System” that integrates significantly less soil disturbance, cover crops, crop rotations and innovative management of weeds and pests. Cover crops can play multiple roles—weed control, nitrogen scavenging, improved infiltration and water-holding capacity—which are critical for achieving maximum production in conservation cropping systems. Learn about key factors to optimize this resilient system.