Cover Crops: Iowa Farmer Uses Extensive Program – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018John Weber, a corn/soybean and hog producer from Dysart, Iowa, is passionate about improving water quality. The past president of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and member of the […]

Nebraska: Wheat Stem Maggot in Corn – Scout Your Cover Crop Fields

🕔Mar 12, 2018Last spring, we reported wheat stem maggot damage in corn fields that were previously planted to a cover crop in eastern and southern Nebraska. In most cases, cover crops (wheat […]

Michigan Wheat: Frost Seeding a Red Clover Cover Crop

🕔Mar 9, 2018With spring right around the corner, we are approaching the ideal time to frost seed red clover into your winter wheat crop. Frost seeding is the practice of broadcasting red […]

Alabama: 2 Cover Crop Field Days, March 23, 27

🕔Mar 6, 2018Dates are set for cover crop field days in central and south Alabama. Producers in the southeastern corner of Alabama will have an opportunity to attend a cover crop field […]

Nebraska: Cover Crops Improve Soil Productivity and Fertility

🕔Mar 5, 2018Agricultural land management practices account for about 50% of soil organic carbon (SOC) loss. Restoring SOC is important to soil productivity and fertility. Management strategies to rebuild SOC include adding […]

Georgia: Is It Time to Burndown the Cover Crops?

🕔Feb 23, 2018A few questions about burning down our cover this week. This is because the warm temperatures and concerns over it taking off. Above is some rye cover that was planted […]

Kansas: Soil Health Agronomy Day, Oswego, Feb. 28

🕔Feb 21, 2018Soil health will take center stage at an upcoming K-State Research and Extension meeting on Wed., Feb. 28 near Oswego, Kansas. The meeting, “Cover Crops, Soil Health and Grazing,” will […]

Louisiana: Soil Health and Cover Crops – Workshop Takeaway

🕔Feb 20, 2018Current soil health initiatives involve more intensive management and reflect more environmentally suitable systems than those in the 1990s, LSU AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard told producers attending recent […]

Georgia: Wheat and Rye Cover Crop Research Receives Grant

🕔Feb 16, 2018A $198,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-sponsored Conservation Innovation Grant will support ongoing University of Georgia research on cover crops and the effects of those crops on water quality and […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

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