Alabama Extension and the Auburn University College of Agriculture’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science are partnering to present the 2019 Southern Cover Crop Conference in Auburn, Alabama July […]
A recording from Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialist Dennis Delaney’s webinar on fertilizing cover crops to increase crop residue and improve soil benefits.
Last 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 […]
Kansas 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, […]
Farmland 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 […]
Spring 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 […]
The 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 […]
For 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 […]
In 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 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 […]