Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

🕔Sep 26, 2017Fall manure application is underway across the state. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators are applying manure to fields following corn silage harvest and will soon be applying to harvested […]

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 […]

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN

🕔Mar 23, 2017Research and promotion of soil health and cover crops got a major boost Wednesday as the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation announced a […]

Why are Cover Crops Clogging Field Tile and What to Do About It? – DTN

🕔Jul 1, 2016Can cover crop roots clog field tile? Reports of tile clogging in Indiana rolled in this spring to Purdue University Extension agronomist and cover crop specialist Eileen Kladivko. “Rarely did […]

Cover Crops: Interseeding the Trick to Fall Establishment – DTN

🕔Feb 23, 2016Getting cover crops planted in a timely manner is a challenge for farmers in a corn/soybean rotation. One way to get a jump on fall is to interseed cover crops […]

Louisiana: Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Water Retention

🕔Feb 17, 2016In a field just north of Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish, Ruben Dauzat is surrounded by radishes, an unusual crop for the area. Dauzat has no intention of eating them or […]

Cover Crops – Trying to Find a Workable System for Colder Climates – DTN

🕔Aug 17, 2015The southeast Minnesota rains came in June — as they almost always do at Far-Gaze Farms. It was especially important to farmer Bruce Peterson and his family operation, as the […]

Louisiana: Cover Crop Benefits and Management Options

🕔Jan 22, 2015Cover crops can improve soil health, but it is important to make careful decisions when choosing and growing them. Farmers learned about the benefits of cover crops and how to […]

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