Tillage timing influences nitrogen availability and loss on organic farms

In the battle against weeds, tillage is one of the strongest weapons at the disposal of organic or ecologically based farmers. But, depending on when it is used, tillage can also be a strong driver of nitrogen losses that contribute to groundwater pollution, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

Goshen College puts the spotlight on sustainable agriculture – The Elkhart Truth

Goshen College puts the spotlight on sustainable agriculture
The Elkhart Truth
“There is a lot of interest and activity in small-scale farming in the Goshen area and larger community,” said Jon Zirkle, interim director of agroecology and farm manager at the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center. “There's a lot of joy that our