Grazing Winter Cover Crops With Sheep to Improve Economic Feasibility in Annual Vegetable Systems

Amélie Gaudin, Associate Professor of Agroecology, Department of Plant Sciences Sheep grazing of cover crops could provide new ways to offset the cost of winter cover crops in annual vegetable systems while enhancing soil health outcomes. This project compares soil health, foodborne pathogen risk and productivity of 3 winter management strategies (grazed cover crop, ungrazed … Continue reading Grazing Winter Cover Crops With Sheep to Improve Economic Feasibility in Annual Vegetable Systems Read the rest

Soil Nitrate Testing for Willamette Valley Vegetable Production (2019) EM9221

Link: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/em9221 This publication describes how to use in-season soil nitrate testing to adjust sidedress N fertilizer application rate to match crop N requirements. Data to support our recommendations comes from field trials conducted in the Willamette Valley for vegetable crops produced during summer months.… Read the rest