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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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National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy EditorOMAHA 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Research and promotion of soil health and cover crops got a major boost Wednesday as the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced a $6.6 million national cover crop initiative.   The foundation is

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Why are Cover Crops Clogging Field Tile and What to Do About It? – DTN

Why are Cover Crops Clogging Field Tile and What to Do About It? – DTN

👤By Paul Queck, DTN/Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Jul 1, 2016

Can cover crop roots clog field tile? Reports of tile clogging in Indiana rolled in this spring to Purdue University Extension agronomist and cover crop specialist Eileen Kladivko. “Rarely did I hear about it in the past,” said Kladivko. “This

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Cover Crops: Interseeding the Trick to Fall Establishment – DTN

Cover Crops: Interseeding the Trick to Fall Establishment – DTN

👤By Dan Davidson, DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Feb 23, 2016

Getting cover crops planted in a timely manner is a challenge for farmers in a corn/soybean rotation. One way to get a jump on fall is to interseed cover crops into standing corn after the V4 leaf stage. Corn is

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Louisiana: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Water Retention

Louisiana: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Water Retention

👤By Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 17, 2016

In a field just north of Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish, Ruben Dauzat is surrounded by radishes, an unusual crop for the area. Dauzat has no intention of eating them or feeding them to livestock. He grew them as a cover

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Cover Crops – Trying to Find a Workable System for Colder Climates – DTN

Cover Crops – Trying to Find a Workable System for Colder Climates – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 17, 2015

The southeast Minnesota rains came in June — as they almost always do at Far-Gaze Farms. It was especially important to farmer Bruce Peterson and his family operation, as the farm is one of several that attempt to crack the

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Louisiana: Cover Crop Benefits and Management Options

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 22, 2015

Cover crops can improve soil health, but it is important to make careful decisions when choosing and growing them. Farmers learned about the benefits of cover crops and how to manage them during a workshop at the LSU AgCenter Macon

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