Organic no-till soybean production: is it possible in Ontario? (updated with 2020 data)

strong soybean stand with rye mulch below

In this article, we will take a look at using a roller crimper for organic no-till soybean production and the results of on-farm trials in Ontario. Why organic no-till? Organic soybean production relies on a significant amount of tillage. When done well, yields can rival conventional production. There are drawbacks, however, including a high labour […]

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Steel in the field

I recently was asked if I knew of any good resources for farmers wishing to reduced herbicide use or transition to organic production. My favourite is called “Steel in the field – a farmer’s guide to weed management tools” Edited by Greg Bowman and published by the Sustainable Agriculture Network. If you want a print […]

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