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Proliferation of microbreweries creates abundant supply of mulching material

publication date: Jun 1, 2015
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BeerOrganic vegetable growers are limited to hand weeding, cultivation, and mulching to keep weed pressure to a minimum. Hand weeding is time consuming and thus labor costs are high. Cultivation is limited in long-term effectiveness. Mulching material on Long Island, New York, where I farm, is an expensive option because cereal farming is not done and therefore straw is in short supply.


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