About Erik Vegeto Erik is a student of Plant, Soil and Insect Science at Umass Amherst. He has a passion for restorative agriculture and environmental stewardship that drives him forward into new frontiers of thought. Erik loves to read, play guitar, and be creative. One day he hopes to have his own farm and write for a living.
Part 1: Should You Cover Crop? Yes! But only if you are willing to put in the time, money, and effort that having a successful cover crop requires. Most farmers
The Soil Is Alive! Did you know that a teaspoon of productive soil contains between 100 million and 1 billion bacteria? That adds up to equal the weight of two
Rising Farm Wages and Labor Costs May Lead to Higher Grocery Bills Farms across America are struggling to secure sufficient labor and pay increasing minimum wages. This issue is most