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Crop rotations on diversified farms

{Tool} Crop rotations on diversified farms. Creator(s): Mohler, Charles L.. Issuing Organisation(s): Southern Regional Extension Forestry. (2013)

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Online at: http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/crop-rotations-on-diversified-farms

Summary

The webinar offers an overview of how crop rotation can be used as a multi-functional management technique to address pests and weeds in diversified systems. Emphasis is placed on considerations for weed, pest, and nutrient management, based on examples and input for farmers. It shows, among other topics, how to use excel worksheets to plan and map crop rotations. It can be accessed any time and offers a certificate of participation. The webinar is targeted both to newcomers and experienced organic farmers. Webinar contents are based on experiences made in the Northeastern part of the United States but the concepts can be applied on other countries.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Plan crop rotations on worksheets and transfer them on fields
What problem does the tool address?:Planning an appropriate crop rotation is a key point for organic farming.
What solution does the tool offer?:Overview on crop rotation planning.
Practical hints are presented with how-to’s examples.
Country:United States of America
Type of Practice Tool:Online courses
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:arable farming, crop rotation, disease control, pest control, weed management
Keywords:arable farming, crop rotation, disease control, pest control, weed management
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
Englisharable farminghttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
Englishcrop rotationhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6662
Englishpest controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
Englishdisease controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2327
Englishweed controlhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_8345
Englishsoil fertilityhttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Englishsoil propertieshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_330883
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop combinations and interactions
Soil
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Research affiliation: European Union > OK-Net Arable
USA > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/Books/Crop-Rotation-on-Organic-Farms
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Krabsen, Janne
ID Code:32526
Deposited On:18 Apr 2018 14:48
Last Modified:03 Oct 2018 08:11
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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