Aaron Weaver & Raymond Yoder Jr.: Strategies for Organic Vegetable Production MP3

Raymond Yoder Jr.


In this session, the pair will cover a broad array of strategies for building a thriving produce operation, including building a healthy soil, integrating cover crops and crop rotation, managing plant health early in the season for optimal fruit set and yield, controlling diseases and insects with nutritional sprays, using bio-pesticides and more.

Aaron Weaver and his wife Ella live on a 2.5-acre property in Wayne County, Ohio, with their children. Aaron is the Field Coordinator for Green Field Farms, working with farmers to grow quality, nutrient-dense produce, and helping them with disease and pest control.

Raymond Yoder Jr. owns 50 acres in the Nebo Valley area of Wayne County with his wife Ruth and two children, Eva and David. They grow 20 acres of organic vegetables and have 300 blueberry bushes. They also operate an organic state-licensed processing facility for raw sauerkraut.

1 hour, 1 minute (22.2 MB)

Recorded at the 2018 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, Dec. 4-7, 2018.

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