Autumn cover crops sown

The vineyard is looking autumnal…

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A cover crop of lupins and oats has been sown in alternate rows in the organic blocks. One of the goals is to increase nitrogen levels. Yeast available nitrogen (YAN) was low in the organic Pinot Noir this year.

Organic Pinot Noir post cover crop sowing, 21 May 2013

Organic Pinot Noir post cover crop sowing, 21 May 2013