The Organic Way -- Selecting Green Manure Crops for Soil Fertility

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2008-09-10
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Virginia Cooperative Extension
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In organic growing the philosophy behind soil fertility is to feed the soil and the soil in turn will feed the cash crop. Cover crops, green manures, animal manures and sound crop rotations are used to improve and/or maintain soil fertility. This article focuses on the use of green manures.

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