Webinar: Fertilizing Cover Crops to Increase Benefits

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

Cover Crop Planting Increased by 5 million Acres

🕔Apr 16, 2019Last week USDA released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The previous 2012 Census was the first one to include a question about cover crops. While the 2012 Census […]

Soybeans: Mustard Cover Crop – Natural Barrier to Charcoal Rot?

🕔Apr 5, 2019Kansas State University researchers have received national recognition for a study showing that planting a mustard cover crop helps to improve soil health and, ultimately, boosts soybean yields. Their work, […]

Midwest: After Floods, What Can You Do to Keep Soils Healthy?

🕔Mar 26, 2019Farmland in Iowa, western Illinois, and eastern Nebraska is experiencing flooding issues. Planting in these areas may be delayed or may not be planted to any crop in 2019. This […]

Iowa: 5 Tips for Spring Cover Crop Termination

🕔Mar 22, 2019Spring weather has finally arrived and fieldwork will begin soon. Iowa State University research suggests cereal rye should be terminated at least 10-14 days prior to planting corn, so the […]

Louisiana: Wheat, Cover Crop Field Day, Winnsboro, April 12

🕔Mar 21, 2019The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro. Registration is at 8:30 […]

Tennessee Cotton: Cover Crops – When Should You Terminate?

🕔Mar 15, 2019For those that have cover crops, you’re likely contemplating when to terminate. While delayed termination can increase the amount of biomass produced and prolong the length of time that biomass […]

Tennessee: Cover Crops Effect on Pigweed Germination – Podcast

🕔Mar 14, 2019In this episode, Dr. Avat Shekoofa discusses research on the impact of different cover crop species, as well as different cover crop termination timings, on pigweed germination.

Cover Crops: Why Plant Them? What’s Your Goal? – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019Cover croppers face a chicken-egg conundrum of decisions. What seed to plant in the fall often means selecting it in the spring, long before destroying the previous year’s planting, for […]

Cover Crops: Roller-Crimper Aids Termination, Weed Suppression

🕔Mar 11, 2019Growing organic soybeans without tillage may seem like a pipe dream, but with a roller-crimper, it may be a viable option for your operation. Roller-crimpers can be used to kill […]

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