Benefits of a diverse crop rotation

  From the Mar 6, 2019 Broadcast of Call of the Land
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 One of the best tools to improve your bottom line, reduce future grief, and lower the risks of pests, disease and weeds, is by using a diverse crop rotation. To find out more, we’re speaking with Harry Brook crop specialist at the Ag-Info Centre. Harry, when we talk about a good crop rotation, what are we referring to?

Interview with Harry Brook (3:22 minutes) (1.54 Mb)

Brook says a diverse crop rotation also naturally varies the pesticides used and reduces the chance of resistance developing to pest control products. Conversely, he adds, a tight rotation can quickly develop weed, insect or disease problems, requiring greater expense to control the issue. For more information, call the Ag-Info Centre at 310-FARM, 310-3276.

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This information published to the web on March 6, 2019.