Three Minutes to Change the World

“Today,” Morgan Curtis told his audience, “I have the difficult task of convincing you that a subject literally as dry as mulch is interesting and important to our industry.”

A difficult task indeed. As conversational fodder goes, mulch would appear to be as dry as dirt.

But in just three minutes, the Oregon State University horticulture student managed to convey that planting cover crops in vineyards and turning them into mulch can conserve soil moisture, improve vine growth and deliver other benefits for Oregon wine producers.

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