Quick Turnaround Cover Crops Before Brassicas

Farmer: Ryan Thiessen, Kevin Hamilton, Angie Koch, Ken Laing, Mike Reid

Farm: Creek Shore Farms, Shared Harvest Community Farm, Fertile Ground Farm, Orchard Hill Farm, Kolapore Gardens

Region: West

Publish Date: February 6, 2018

Article Type: Research Protocol

Research Priorities: Cover Crops 

Part of a multi-farm trial on 5 farms asking the Research Question: Do spring planted cover crops benefit the production of late season brassica cash crops? Ken’s Specific Question: Does a cover crop of bell bean boost soil N supply before broccoli?

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