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What we can learn from European farmers

publication date: Jun 1, 2017
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At the end of March I traveled to Europe for 15 days to learn more about mechanical weeding tools. My plan was to visit weeding tool manufacturers in the Netherlands, attend an academic conference on physical weed control in Switzerland, and then tour vegetable farms in Switzerland. I was blessed with a veritable dream team of travel companions: My sister Claire met me in the Netherlands and filmed and coordinated our meetings with tool manufacturers. In Switzerland I fell in with my professor, well-experienced with organic weed control, and another graduate student studying organic squash cultivation.

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