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2020. August 24. Media

Green manures & cover crops for a healthy soil

The use of cover crops and green manures has some potential to control soil-borne diseases of field and horticultural crops. 

But as their immediate efficacy is lower compared to more radical methods, such as chemical soil disinfestation or heat treatments, they have to be used in a more preventive and strategic manner. Which are these methods? Watch the Best4Soil video below.

Read the factsheet to know more about nematode-resistant cover crops and also fast growing species which can help in weed control:

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2020. September 9.

Green Manures & Cover Crops– Advantages & Disadvantages

Cover crops and green manures have multiple positive effects on the soil health.

2020. June 3.

Efficient organic farming is not possible without modern technologies

The VERIS soil spectrophotometer in action. One of the protagonists of our new project is the VERIS professional soil spectrophotometer, which came to us last fall as a donation from Australia, courtesy of the Berney Foundation. This year, it is continuing its valuable work on Hungarian land, at our on-farm partner, Csoroszlya Farm.

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