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Elderberry Workshop Recap

Elderberry Workshop Recap

Thirty people gathered at the Kerr Center on Saturday, September 26, for an in-depth look at all aspects of elderberries as an alternative crop, from propagation and culture through harvest and marketing. This post summarizes the workshop and provides links to resources used during it.

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Scientists Document Benefits of Diverse Rotations

Scientists Document Benefits of Diverse Rotations

Anyone who’s attended a Kerr Center horticulture workshop in the last umpteen years has been exposed to the idea that crop rotations confer numerous benefits both on the soils they’re carried out on, and on the crops that grow in those soils. Studies hot off the academic presses have just added more support to the notion.

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Gardening in Goop

Gardening in Goop
"Even in organic no-till," muses George Kuepper, "you can still get caught." He's surveying a small plot of ground that was tilled up for a demonstration for the May 9 plasticulture workshop. Heavy rains forced…
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