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Objectives: 1. Determine if yields of butternut squash and tomatoes are different between plots using plastic mulch and corn stalk mulch. 2. Determine if yields of butternut squash and tomatoes are different between plots using foliar feeding and not using foliar feeding.

July 5, 2015 

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Weed management on organic vegetable farms requires a lot of labor and time. Black plastic mulch is the standard option for keeping weed back, warming soil, and retaining soil moisture. However, black plastic leaves a mess to clean up at the end of the season, with few, if any, good options for responsible disposal. Because […]

April 29, 2015 

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