Bathurst vegetable grower Michael Camenzuli managed to grow pumpkins without the use of plastics.

Instead, he used a cover crop (rolled and strip tilled) resulting in cleaner pumpkins at harvest.

In this six minute podcast, Michael discusses the benefits of cover crops and strip till for pumpkin production.

Click here to listen to the podcast.

You can also read this case study investigating integrated weed management on a Bathurst pumpkin farm.

For more information contact Marc Hinderager at

These resources have been produced by the Hort Innovation-funded Soil Wealth and ICP project – jointly delivered by RM Consulting Group and Applied Horticultural Research.