Vegetable Farmers and their Sustainable Tillage Practices

A 45-minute educational video featuring 9 farms in 4 Northeastern states.

Produced by: Vern Grubinger, University of Vermont Extension

With funding from: Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program

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Video Content:

Dr. Harold vanEs, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
   * Effects of Tillage on Soil Health

Jean-Paul Cortens and Jody Bolluyt, Roxbury Farm, Kinderhook NY
   * Soil Spader to Incorporate Cover Crops and Compost

Ed Person, Ledgewood Farm, Moultonboro NH
   * Chisel Plow and Field Cultivator to Prepare Fields

Jay and Polly Armour, Four Winds Farm, Gardiner NY
      * Small-Scale No-Till Using Compost as Mulch

Dr. Anu Rangaranjan, Dept. of Horticulture, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
   * Zone Tillage

George Ayers, Fresh Ayr Farm, Farmington NY
   * Custom-made zone-tiller

Erik Buzby, A.T. Buzby Farm, Woodstown NJ
   *No-Till Using Killed Ryegrass

Dr. Charles Mohler, Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
   * Ridge Till Research

Eric and Anne Nordell, Beech Grove Farm, Trout Run PA
   *Ridge Till and Cover Crops


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