Georgia: Rye Is Getting Away, What Should You Do? Jan 22, 2018

🕔Jan 22, 2018
Earlier 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, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018
In 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, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
A 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, 2017

🕔Oct 30, 2017
Even 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, 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 […]

Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
As 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, 2017

🕔Jun 1, 2017
Small 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, 2017

🕔Apr 25, 2017
Over 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, 2017

🕔Apr 18, 2017
A 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 […]

National Cover Crop Initiative Gets $2.2Mln Start-up Funding – DTN Mar 23, 2017

🕔Mar 23, 2017
Research 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 […]

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