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Danielle Treadwell

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 29, 2015

 Danielle Treadwell is an Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist of organic and sustainable vegetable production in the Horticultural Sciences...

Buying and Sourcing Cover Crop Seed for Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 29, 2015

eOrganic author:Danielle Treadwell, University of FloridaSource:Adapted from: Treadwell, D., W. Klassen, M. Alligood, and S. Shewey. 2008. Annual cover crops...

What is “Organic No-till,” and Is It Practical?

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 20, 2015

eOrganic author:Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingSince the advent of no-till in conventional row crop production, soil conservation...

Food System Assessments and Toolkits

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 17, 2015

eOrganic authors:Garry Stephenson, Oregon State UniversityDebra Sohm-LawsonThe Dynamics of Change is the latest link in the Supply Chain Basics series of...

Use of Tillage in Organic Farming Systems: The Basics

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 17, 2015

eOrganic authors:Joel Gruver, Western Illinois UniversityMichelle Wander, University of IllinoisThis article includes information about the use of tillage in...

Wildlife Damage Control for Organic Farmers

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 17, 2015

eOrganic author:James E. Knight, Montana State UniversityMost farmers have challenges related to crop damage due to wildlife pests. Wildlife Damage Control...

Stink Bug Management Using Trap Crops in Organic Farming

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 17, 2015

eOrganic author:Russell F. Mizell III, University of FloridaNote that the best plants to use as trap crops for the Brown Marmarated Stink Bug (BMSB) have not...

Organic Certification and Soil Conservation Compliance

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 16, 2015

eOrganic authors:Michelle Wander, University of IllinoisSusan Andrews, USDA - Natural Resource Conservation ServiceThis article reviews the conservation...

Nutrient Management Plans and Fit with Organic Systems Plan

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 16, 2015

eOrganic authors:Caron Gala, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Sciences Society of Americal, Soil Science Society of America, Science Policy Programs...

Making and Using Compost for Organic Farming

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 16, 2015

eOrganic authors:Emily Marriott, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEd Zaborski, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignComposting transforms raw...

Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus), Smooth Pigweed (A. hybridus), and Powell Amaranth (A. powellii)

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 16, 2015

eOrganic author:Dr. Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingRedroot pigweed, smooth pigweed, and Powell amaranth are three closely-related...

Organic Eprints: An Information Resource for Organic Agriculture

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 16, 2015

eOrganic author:Brian Baker, Independent ConsultantResearchers, farmers, Extension educators and others who are looking for open access publications on...

Fabian Menalled

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 10, 2015

Fabian Menalled is an Associate Professor in Weed Ecology and Management at the Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State...

Seed and Seed Production in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Live Broadcast: How Can Organic, Non-GMO, and GMO crops coexist?

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

Presented from a live broadcast from the 2013 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference by Lynn Clarkson of Clarkson Grain on January 10,...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems, Production of Specific Vegetable Crops

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems, Seed and Seed Production in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems, Plant Breeding in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Plant Breeding in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Late Blight Management in Tomato with Resistant Varieties

Organic Agriculture Updated: July 09, 2015

Late blight, which is caused by the pathogen Phytophthora infestans, is one of the most destructive and contagious plant diseases. Total crop loss is not...

What is Organic Milk?

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 23, 2015

eOrganic author:Jim Pierce, Oregon TilthConsumer demand for organic milk has increased in recent years, resulting in rapid growth in retail sales of organic...

Praying Mantids

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 22, 2015

eOrganic author:Joe Lelito, Penn State UniversityIn natural systems, insects are often their own worst enemies, in a way. Many insects feed on each other at...

Scouting for Vegetable Diseases on Your Organic Farm

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 22, 2015

eOrganic author:Dan Egel, Southwest Purdue Agricultural CenterSource:Adapted from: Egel, D. 2006. Scouting for vegetable diseases. New Agricultural Network....

Insect-Parasitic Nematodes for the Management of Soil-Dwelling Insect Pests

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 22, 2015

eOrganic author:Mary E. Barbercheck, Penn State UniversitySource:Barbercheck, M. E. 2004. Entomopathogenic nematodes in biological control. PSU Extension...

On-farm Production and Utilization of AM Fungus Inoculum

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 22, 2015

eOrganic author:David D. Douds Jr., USDA-ARS Eastern Regional Research CenterArbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi are naturally occurring soil fungi that...

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