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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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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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Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Winter Cover Cropping – Does it Work?

Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Winter Cover Cropping – Does it Work?

👤From University of Nebraska, UNL CropWatch 🕔Dec 6, 2016

Cover crops in corn and soybean systems can reduce soil erosion, mitigate nutrient loss, improve soil physical soil properties, and increase yields. High biomass production is key for cover crops to fulfill these functions, but may not be attainable due

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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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Arkansas: Plant Cover Crops in Fall to Protect, Improve Soil

Arkansas: Plant Cover Crops in Fall to Protect, Improve Soil

👤By Will Hehemann, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 21, 2016

As farmers finish harvesting their summer crops, they should consider planting cover crops to revitalize their soil’s nutrient content, Shaun Francis, Extension horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. When seeded in the fall and grown

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Nebraska: Winter Annual Cover Crops in Corn, Soybeans

Nebraska: Winter Annual Cover Crops in Corn, Soybeans

👤From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Aug 15, 2016

Two-Year Results from UNL Cover Crop Project A four-year UNL cover crop research project is exploring whether winter cover cropping in no-till corn and soybean systems (continuous corn, soybean phase of rotation, corn phase of rotation) in Nebraska can benefit

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