Question: After wheat harvest next summer, I plan on planting a cover crop to suppress weeds and produce nitrogen for the next corn crop. What species of plants do you recommend? Our planter setup is row cleaners, double disk openers and spiked closing wheels. Will that need to be changed, or will the current setup be OK?
This is kind of out of my area of expertise as I use oats for my spring cover crop in the waterways, so I'm not sure what the recommended mix would be. Here are some articles you may find useful:
9 Growers Spill Their Secrets for Planting into Cover Crops
Planting Green Into Living Cover Crops Slashes Inputs
No-Tiller Launches Right Into Cover Crops, Planting Green
Video: Tips For Farmers Planting Cover Crops For The First Time
No-Till & Cover Crops Handbook
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