Webinar: Selection and termination of cover crops for organic growers considering no-till or strip till

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27 Oct 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Q&A discussion over lunch)
Presenter: Dr Kelvin Montagu

Details: No-till/reduced till horticulture has proven to deliver significant benefit to vegetable growers profitability, productivity and to soil health. However, organic growers face additional
challenges with no-till methods such as choosing & terminating green manure crops. Maurie
Cafra (Cafresco organics) is about to trial no-till on a small area of his farm and we will be
monitoring the results this season.

Organic Vegetable and Fruit Growers Discussion Goup

Dr Kelvin Montagu is a research associate with Applied Horticultural Research (AHR). He has over 30 years experience in leading research and extension in soil management, with a recent focus on tillage, cover crops, irrigation and climate change impacts and adaptation.

Kelvin delivers practical, research based information to the horticultural industry and will be our guest presenter. He will talk specifically about no-till for organic farmers, selection of green manure crops and subsequent termination of the crop prior to planting.

Click HERE to join the Zoom Q&A session with Kelvin. Or dial +61280156011 using Meeting ID: 954 4881 0531 & Password: 402505

 

Contact Details

Peter Ronalds on 0402 650 382 or peter@wpcln.org.au Chris Alenson on 0359 683 040 or calenson@bigpond.com