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Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

👤By Glen Arnold, Ohio State University CCA 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Fall manure application is underway across the state. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators are applying manure to fields following corn silage harvest and will soon be applying to harvested soybean and corn fields. To best capture the nutrients in

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Ohio Cover Crops: Seeding Into Standing Soybeans

Ohio Cover Crops: Seeding Into Standing Soybeans

👤By Alan Sundermeier, CCA 🕔Sep 12, 2017

As soybeans are maturing around Ohio, an opportunity to establish an early cover crop is available. If a farmer waits until after soybean harvest, then many days of growth are being wasted. Soybeans should have dropped 10% of their leaves

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Kentucky: Avoid Making Cover Crops a Pest

Kentucky: Avoid Making Cover Crops a Pest

👤By Travis Legleiter, University of Kentucky Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The use of cover crops in Kentucky is on the rise with more farmers looking to gain an edge wherever they can. Cover crops have many benefits including keeping soils in place over winter, improving soil quality, and in some

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Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

👤By Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Soil Specialist 🕔Aug 9, 2017

The summer is drawing to an end and it is time to plant cover crops! Many cover crops need to be planted early to derive substantial benefit from them. Radishes have to be planted in August to develop a deep

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Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest

Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest

👤By Erin Hill, Michigan State University Extension, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences 🕔Jul 6, 2017

As the harvest of wheat and other small grain crops approaches, it is time to consider options for planting cover crops. Allowing a cover crop to take advantage of the remaining two to three months of favorable weather conditions can

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Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

Indiana: Spring Burndown Applications To Weeds And Cover Crops

👤By Joe Ikley, Travis Legleiter, and Bill Johnson, Purdue University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

This spring so far has been cold and wet with short spurts of warm sunny days in-between. This weather cycle for the most part kept producers out of field and allowed the winter annual weeds to flourish the past couple

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Delaware Small Grains: Considerations for Early Weed Control

Delaware Small Grains: Considerations for Early Weed Control

👤By Mark VanGessel, University of Delaware 🕔Sep 28, 2016

For no-till small grain fields, a non-selective herbicide needs to be used prior to planting. If grasses or perennial weeds are present, glyphosate is a better choice than paraquat. Fields worked with a vertical tillage implement for residue management often

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California Tree Crops: Summer Grasses – An Alternative Preemergence Herbicide Strategy

California Tree Crops: Summer Grasses – An Alternative Preemergence Herbicide Strategy

👤By Brad Hanson, UC Davis 🕔May 3, 2016

Glyphosate-resistant weeds have been one of the biggest weed management challenges in California orchard crops for several years. The range of resistant weeds varies. Dominate resistant weeds In the San Joaquin Valley, hairy fleabane and horseweed (also known as mare’s

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