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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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Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

👤By Drake Copeland, University of Tennessee Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state has shown to be a major tool for successfully controlling

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Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   “This is the most damaging stink bug out there,” warned

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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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Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

👤By Alexander Lindsey and Mark Sulc, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common at this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species with a given target in mind (surface erosion prevention, nutrient

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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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Cover Crops: Nebraska Study Looks at Varieties, Weed Suppression, Termination

Cover Crops: Nebraska Study Looks at Varieties, Weed Suppression, Termination

👤Sam Wortman, Charles Francis, Rhae Drijber, John Lindquist, UNL CropWatch 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Photo Above: Residues from cover crop mixtures terminated via sweep plow undercutter (left) or disk (right) in May 2010 study near Mead, Nebraska. Cover crops may contribute to weed suppression and soil fertility, potentially increasing crop yield and sustainability of

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