Nebraska Cover Crops: Optimum Planting Times Following Corn Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Cover crops have to produce a certain amount of growth, or biomass, in order to effectively reduce erosion and soil nutrient loss, suppress weeds, and supply forage. Several studies have […]

Nebraska Xtend Soybeans: Cover Crops or Burndown – Which Dicamba Product Should I Use? Apr 30, 2018

🕔Apr 30, 2018
Q: Which dicamba product should I use to terminate broadleaf cover crops or burn down weeds before planting Xtend soybean? A: I recently received several phone calls from growers with […]

Minnesota: Small Grains – An Easier Way to Establish, Grow Cover Crops Apr 13, 2018

🕔Apr 13, 2018
Establishing cover crops in corn and soybeans is not without its challenges in Minnesota. There is little growing season left after harvest and soil moisture and herbicide carryover can often […]

Tennessee Weeds: Consider Establishing a Cover Crop this Fall Aug 22, 2017

🕔Aug 22, 2017
PPO-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 […]

Pennsylvania: Cover Crop Planting Season Has Arrived Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
The 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 […]

Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Winter Cover Cropping – Does it Work? Dec 6, 2016

🕔Dec 6, 2016
Cover crops in corn and soybean systems can reduce soil erosion, mitigate nutrient loss, improve soil physical soil properties, and increase yields. High biomass production is key for cover crops […]

Cover Crops: Nebraska Study Looks at Varieties, Weed Suppression, Termination Dec 6, 2016

🕔Dec 6, 2016
Photo 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 […]

Arkansas: Plant Cover Crops in Fall to Protect, Improve Soil Oct 21, 2016

🕔Oct 21, 2016
As farmers finish harvesting their summer crops, they should consider planting cover crops to revitalize their soil’s nutrient content, Shaun Francis, Extension horticulture specialist for the University of Arkansas at […]

Nebraska: Winter Annual Cover Crops in Corn, Soybeans Aug 15, 2016

🕔Aug 15, 2016
Two-Year Results from UNL Cover Crop Project A four-year UNL cover crop research project is exploring whether winter cover cropping in no-till corn and soybean systems (continuous corn, soybean phase […]

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