[permaculture] Organic Farming Beats No-Till?

Charles de Matas cdematas at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 17 16:55:28 EDT 2007

In latin america, where they use green manure/cover crop systems, they have 
an animal drawn machine, called a rolo-faca (i think) that is used to cut up 
the cover crop.  No herbicides needed.  They can go to a completely no-till 
system in a few years. In some places, ploughs are rusting after abandonment 
and dis-use.


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