Benefits of Vetch and Rye Cover Crops to Organic Sweet Corn Production
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Without chemical fertilizers, organic farmers must utilize alternative methods to provide enough nitrogen (N) for crops to maintain good yields, product quality and profitability. Leguminous cover crops are source of biological nitrogen to supplement the N produced by chemical fertilizers. Explore the benefits of vetch and rye cover crops on organic sweet production. Observed marketable corn yields, nitrogen levels and weed suppression.