Reducing Tillage

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April 5th - 12th, 2022


3:00pm - 4:00pm


Claire Strader




Producing Vegetables in Perennial Dutch White Clover

Tuesday, 5 April, 3 to 4 PM Central

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Lincoln Fishman of Sawyer Farm in Worthington, MA will talk through his no-till systems featuring details on planting into standing clover. Lincoln started with undersown clover a decade ago and has moved toward his current system as a way to both reduce tillage and address his long-term sustainability goals. He approaches his work with an open mind about plant competition, a willingness to experiment, and readiness to make changes based on the priorities for his farm.


Mechanization of Reduced Tillage Systems at Aurora Del Camp Farm, Spain

Tuesday, 12 April, 3 to 4 PM Central

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Gilad Buzi of Aurora Del Camp Farm with discuss mechanization for his no-till peri-urban farm.  His system uses compost, ramial wood chips, and a high degree of mechanization. In Europe, Gilad has access to a different range of small scale tools, which can make organic no-till more efficient, and gives those of us in the US plenty to think about.