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2013-11-19 16:48:01

John Wilhoit and Timothy Coolong from the University of Kentucky have introduced a new technology that can make the application of organic mulches more efficient.

2012-02-09 23:56:37

The most recent annual results from a four-year Iowa State University study on using cover crops between rows of corn reveals that higher yields - by as much as 10 percent - are possible using the soil-saving approach to farming.

2011-11-18 02:39:19

Traditionally addressed through hand-weeding and/or herbicide application, controlling weeds is one of most costly operations in nursery production.

2010-04-20 07:29:43

Study determines usefulness of dark-colored plastic mulch and row covers for okra production.

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2009-02-27 09:18:46

In 1999, more than 30 million acres of agricultural land worldwide were covered with plastic mulch, and those numbers have been increasing significantly since then.

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2008-12-29 11:32:39

Non-chemical weed control methods tested on organic mandarin trees

2008-08-19 03:00:25

By Anderson-Wilk, Mark Cover crops can provide a multitude of environmental benefits, including reducing soil erosion, minimizing nitrogen leaching, and increasing soil carbon storage (Deigado et al. 2007; Singer et al. 2007; Hargrove 1991).

2008-07-04 03:00:14

By Michael Mills, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 4--Question: What you would suggest to keep the weeds/grass out of my asparagus bed? We have had the bed for a few years and would prefer something other than constant weeding.


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