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: Rye Is Getting Away, What Should You Do?

🕔Jan 22, 2018Earlier this week, we were looking at this rye that has headed out across the field. This is often typical of our rye getting away from us. You can see […]

Minnesota Corn: Rye Cover Crops on Irrigated Sands

🕔Jan 8, 2018In Minnesota, approximately 500,000 acres of irrigated farmland are highly productive but susceptible to nitrate leaching to groundwater. Irrigated sandy soils are especially vulnerable to leaching. A recent study from […]

Mississippi: Cover Crop Acreage Brings Big Benefits

🕔Nov 10, 2017A recent survey revealed that thousands of farmers are planting cover crops and reporting benefits from the practice. While only a few respondents to the fifth annual cover crop survey […]

Flint on Crops: It’s Time to Plant Winter Cereal Grains – Commentary

🕔Oct 30, 2017Even though many livestock producers have already planted their cool season forage crops the time is just now getting about right to plant those fields of wheat, oats, triticale, or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Florida: Small Grains Harvest in Columbia County

🕔Jun 1, 2017Small grains harvest is underway in North Florida. This includes rye, wheat, and oats.

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

🕔Apr 25, 2017Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed […]

Iowa: Impact of Rye Cover Crops on Preemergence Herbicide Activity

🕔Apr 18, 2017A common question regarding cover crops is will cover crops impact the activity of preemergence herbicides. If this was a consistent issue, it would make sense to apply the preemergence herbicide in a separate […]

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