Re: ARS Broccoli Research
Steve Groff (email@example.com)
Sun, 30 Mar 1997 21:04:01 -0500
Stuart Brown wrote:
> Steve Groff <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >Great to see the report on ARS Broccoli Research. I tried the system
> >last year on my farm and was very pleased with the results. This
> >year I'm going to do it again and compare the forage soybean
> >cover vs. forage soybean/German Millet combination. Any one who
> >wants to see it can come to my field day held in mid July. Check
> >my web site for exact dates and more information.
> >USDA/ARS IS doing some things that directly benefit the farmer.
> What equipment is used to drill the seed through the mulch?
The broccoli is planted as transplants using a no-till vegetable
transplanter. Direct seeding of small seeded crops, such as broccoli, is
challenging when planting through a cover crop mulch but is being tested
this year by DR. Ron Morse- Virginia Tech.
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