Iowa: 4 Considerations for Improving Soil Health

🕔Nov 16, 2018As the season approaches its conclusion and harvest conditions are most challenging, there are few things worth remembering to protect and sustain soil health. At this time, soil is susceptible […]

Pennsylvania Cover Crops: Still Time to Plant

🕔Nov 2, 2018Cover crops are an essential part of sustainable cropping systems, particularly in no-till. Cover crops serve many purposes including: 1. Improvement of soil health due to additions of organic matter […]

South Carolina: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Increase Bottom Line

🕔Nov 1, 2018South Carolina farmers can reduce input costs, rejuvenate farm soil and help conserve the state’s water supply by including cover crops in their crop rotations. This was the message Clemson […]

Michigan: Cover Crop Field Day, Hickory Corners, Nov. 1

🕔Oct 26, 2018While many farmers know of the benefits of cover crops, it’s not always easy to know how to incorporate cover crops into their operations. Challenges include determining what species to […]

Texas: Fisher County Fall Field Day, Roby, Nov. 6

🕔Oct 24, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Fisher County will host its Fall Field Day Nov. 6 at Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1701 S. First St. in Roby. […]

Kentucky Cover Crops: Ryegrass Helps Break Up Fragipan Layers

🕔Oct 17, 2018Several University of Kentucky soil scientists, an economist, a forage specialist, and other experts gathered in Princeton on October 3 to share findings from research that looked at getting rid […]

Arkansas: Cover Crop Seeding Rate, Establishment Guidelines

🕔Oct 15, 2018Weather currently has harvest and cover crop planting at a standstill. Please find below the recommended cover crop seeding rates and planting practices for cover crops in Arkansas. The planting […]

Texas: Soil Health – 5 Common Misconceptions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This week I was in Mitchell County, Texas to talk about cover cropping (see companion article in this month’s RCNL). As cover cropping has become a national topic of interest […]

Texas: Fall Cover Cropping – Is It for You? What You Should Know.

🕔Oct 10, 2018Producers across Texas are becoming more familiar with the concepts of cover cropping.  More farmers are asking about it, and some are trying cover cropping in some form.  Cover cropping […]

Alabama Cover Crops: Everything You Need to Know

🕔Oct 3, 2018Cover crops are those grown to benefit the following crop as well as to improve the soil. They are normally not intended for harvest. “Green manure” is another term often […]

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