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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Cover Crops Are Valuable Additions to Orchards

🕔Nov 9, 2017University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells recommends planting crimson clover, or a similar cover crop, in pecan orchards to supply much-needed nitrogen and build up organic matter […]

Ohio Cover Crops: Seeding Into Standing Soybeans

🕔Sep 12, 2017As soybeans are maturing around Ohio, an opportunity to establish an early cover crop is available. If a farmer waits until after soybean harvest, then many days of growth are […]

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall

🕔Aug 22, 2017PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth has required growers to adapt to an integrated weed control approach with the assistance of the new technologies available. The adoption of cover crops in the state […]

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2017Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   […]

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived

🕔Aug 9, 2017The summer is drawing to an end and it is time to plant cover crops! Many cover crops need to be planted early to derive substantial benefit from them. Radishes […]

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

🕔Aug 8, 2017Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common at this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species […]

Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest

🕔Jul 6, 2017As the harvest of wheat and other small grain crops approaches, it is time to consider options for planting cover crops. Allowing a cover crop to take advantage of the […]

Cover Crops: Nebraska Study Looks at Varieties, Weed Suppression, Termination

🕔Dec 6, 2016Photo Above: Residues from cover crop mixtures terminated via sweep plow undercutter (left) or disk (right) in May 2010 study near Mead, Nebraska. Cover crops may contribute to weed suppression […]

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