Illinois Webinar: Demonstration, Discussion of Cover Crop Simulation Tool – April 1 Mar 22, 2021

🕔Mar 22, 2021
A project team from ACES, NCSA and Purdue’s Agronomy Department have been developing a first-of-its-kind cover crop simulation and decision support tool for Illinois farmers with funding by the Illinois […]

Minnesota Cover Crops: 4 Resources to Get You Started Mar 8, 2021

🕔Mar 8, 2021
There are a lot of choices associated with planting cover crops—species (and even variety!), planting method, date, termination plan—and it all has to fit with your cash crop management system. […]

Alabama: Make Cover Crop Planting a Priority This Harvest Season Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Cover crops are an investment much like any other input for agricultural operations. In order for producers to get the most out of their investment, cover crops should be managed […]

Cover Crop Decision Support Tool Now Available Online Oct 5, 2020

🕔Oct 5, 2020
On October 1, the Gardner Agricultural Policy program, the farmdoc project, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) officially launched the Cover Crop Analyzer, a decision support tool designed to […]

Cover Crops: 6 Tips For Managing ‘Em This Fall – DTN Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
A lot of novice cover croppers are heading into this spring, thanks to record prevented planting in 2019. Some cover crops will winterkill, leaving only residue to manage in the […]

Alabama: Nitrogen On Cereal Cover Crops – Does It Help? Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019
A winter cover crop can benefit the soil and/or subsequent crop, but cover crops are not harvested for feed or sold as a commodity (Fig. 1). Cover crop benefits include […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Optimum Planting Times Following Corn Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Cover crops have to produce a certain amount of growth, or biomass, in order to effectively reduce erosion and soil nutrient loss, suppress weeds, and supply forage. Several studies have […]

California Almonds: How Can Cover Crops Help? Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019
Although cover cropping is compatible with almond production and is often implemented in other orchard systems, this practice has never been widely implemented in California. The potential benefits are recognized […]

Webinar: Fertilizing Cover Crops to Increase Benefits Apr 23, 2019

🕔Apr 23, 2019
A recording from Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialist Dennis Delaney’s webinar on fertilizing cover crops to increase crop residue and improve soil benefits. 

Iowa Cover Crops: How Do They Affect Weed Management? Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
One benefit of planting cover crops is their contribution to weed management. While several factors contribute to the inhibition of weeds by cover crops, the physical barrier of cover crop […]

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