Video: Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2. Reduced Tillage Strategies for Vegetable Cropping Systems


Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2: Reduced tillage strategies for vegetable cropping systems [DVD]. A. Stone. 2006. Oregon State University Dept. of Horticulture. Corvallis, Oregon. Available at: (verified 17 Dec 2008).


Weed 'Em and Reap is a two-part DVD series showcasing tools and reduced tillage strategies for organic weed management.  Weed 'Em and Reap Part 2 features researchers and farmers demonstrating and describing organic reduced tillage vegetable production systems in West Virgina, North Carolina, and Montana.

Organic reduced tillage strategies control weeds, improve soil quality, provide beneficial insect habitat, and in some cases reduce pest damage.

System One: High-Residue Reduced-Till System


Ron Morse, Virginia Tech.  Blacksburg, VA
Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Assoc. for Biological Farming. Floyd, VA.
Nancy Creamer, Ken Fager, and Robert Walter, Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Goldsboro, NC.
Danielle Treadwell, Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Goldsboro, NC (now at University of FL)

Contents (links to video clips and audio text)

System Two:  Living Mulch System


Helen Atthowe, BioDesign Farm. Stevensville, MT 

Contents (links to video clips and audio text)


Published January 18, 2009

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