Cover Crop Based Reduced Tillage

Use of Tarps to Terminate High-Residue Winter-Hardy Cover Crops before No-Till Organic Vegetables

This research is funded by a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant and is a collaboration between the FairShare CSA Coalition and Dane County UW-Extension.  Project timeline:  2017 – 2018.

Project Information on SARE Website

Use of High-residue, Winter-Killed Cover Crops in No-Till Organic Tomatoes

This research is funded by a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant and is a collaboration between the FairShare CSA Coalition and Dane County UW-Extension.  Project timeline:  2016 – 2017.  Final Report:  May 2018

Sorghum Sudangrass Residue as Mulch for No-Till Organic Tomatoes – Farmer Bulletin & Recommendations

Plastic, Fabric, and March Hay Mulch with No-Till Organic Tomatoes – Farmer Bulletin & Recommendations

Project Information on the SARE Website

Cover Crops as Living Aisles Under Organic Vegetables

This research was funded by a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant and was a collaboration between the FairShare CSA Coalition and Dane County UW-Extension.  Project timeline:  2015 – 2016.  Final Report:  May 2017.

Living Mulch under Organic Acorn Squash and Brussels Sprouts – Farmer Bulletin & Recommendations

Project Information and Final Report on the SARE Website

Using Living Aisles and No-Till Planting Strips to Mitigate the Impacts of Intense Rain Events on Organic Vegetable Farms

This research is funded by a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant and is a collaboration between the FairShare CSA Coalition and Dane County UW-Extension.  Project timeline:  2018 – 2020.

 

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Farm Consultations

Looking for help with a specific issue on your farm?

Need someone to come out and consult about some changes you are thinking of making?

Contact Claire!

Claire, the Small-Scale and Organic Produce Educator, is available for farm visits and consultations about anything related to small-scale organic vegetable production. Call her at 608-224-3710 or email her at strader.claire@countyofdane.com

I look forward to working with you!

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