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P.E.I. potato farmer experimenting with 14 different ground cover crops

Rob Green, a potato farmer in Bedeque, is taking cover crop rotations to a new level. In the past, he grew barley, canola and hay as his rotational crops.


July 21, 2017
By CBC News

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In the last couple of years he added peas and fava beans to the mix, and is trying black beans for the first time this year.

He is also trying a ground cover mixture made up of 14 plants that is meant to knock back pests, add nutrients, and keep the soil on the fields through the winter. | READ MORE