Minnesota: Making Spring Cover Crop Decisons Apr 15, 2016
Spring has sprung in the majority of Minnesota. It’s now time to manage cover crops that were planted last summer or fall. Spring management of cover crops is as varied […]
We ag scientists have an extremely limited data set on multiple species cover-crop mixes. This includes the soil health mix currently promoted by the NRCS.
Cover-crop system preserves moisture in seed zone, retains plenty of cover and holds back Roundup-resistant Palmer pigweed.
Steve Berger and his dad, Dennis, have been no-till farming since the 1970s in southeast Iowa near Wellman. For the past 15 years, they’ve been planting cereal rye cover crops […]
Cereal Rye: Workhorse of Cover Crops Oct 1, 2015
Cereal rye is a winter cereal crop that has garnered a lot of well-deserved attention in the cover crop world. As far as cover crops go in the Mid-south region, […]
Nebraska: Cover Crop Field Day, Lincoln, Sept. 22 Sep 14, 2015
An afternoon field day to see a variety of cover crops seeded after wheat harvest will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the UNL Rogers Memorial Farm just east of […]
Tennessee: Cover Crops To Consider for this Fall Aug 25, 2015
A recent survey in Tennessee showed that 22% or our row crop acres were planted after a cover crop. In light of the PPO resistant Palmer amaranth we believe this […]
Tennessee Corn: Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops Aug 20, 2015
This is a relevant question considering the high incidence and severity of scab (Fusarium head blight) in Nebraska wheat this year. Fields that were not sprayed had severe scab, resulting […]