Crop Rotations – Long term Fertility Plans
- December 13, 2020
- Posted by Felix.Weber
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Organic Crop Rotations require Long term Fertility Plans
Organic cropping systems are designed with the goal of maintaining nutrients in organic matter reservoirs and in bioavailable forms over the cropping cycle through a holistic approach. Organic growers starting out or newer agronomic advisors can gain a better understanding of fertility planning and understanding of how crop rotation effects soil fertility in this SARE article: https://bit.ly/2VWWDgN
In planning organic crop fertility, in addition to looking at removal and input each season and over the crop cycle, it is necessary to know what the soil reserves are, to create a fertility plan to feed, build ,maintain, monitor the soil nutrient status.