Plastic, Fabric, and Marsh Hay Mulch with No-Till Organic Tomatoes

SKU A4164-03

Author(s) Claire Strader, Julie Dawson.

One of the most common criticisms of organic agriculture is that it relies too heavily on tillage. While organic vegetable farmers already grow cover crops, practice crop rotation, and incorporate other techniques to counteract the negative effects of tillage, the results of this trial provide additional ideas on incorporating three supplemental mulch materials (plastic, fabric, and marsh hay) to manage soils and increase yield (8 pages; 2018).