Cover Crops for the Diverse Vegetable Farm


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2019. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available on the conference website.

Workshop Session: Saturday I

If you’re tilling to control weeds, you should be cover cropping before and after vegetables to rebuild your soil. Hear how Crossroads Community Farm reaps the benefits and overcomes the challenge of managing cover crops during a busy vegetable growing season—even finding a window to grow legumes as a nitrogen source.

Mike Noltnerwyss runs Crossroads Community Farm near Madison, growing 20 acres of vegetables for a 400-box CSA, farmers market, and wholesale.