Articles Tagged with ''aerial seeding''

Cover Cropping 2,500 Acres

Tom Gasper of North Vernon, Ind., talks about the benefits his family's no-till operation is seeing from using cover crops on more than 2,000 acres, the species they’re using and why they decided to have their covers aerially seeded.
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Keep Yields From Cooling Off

Cover crops can offset the major causes of yield drag in fields making the transition to no-till and improve the soil biology of fields lacking crop and residue diversity
If you had to scavenge for food from Thanksgiving to Easter, chances are you wouldn’t be very productive and may not survive. The same is true of soil microbes.
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Cover Crop By Air

Northern Indiana no-tillers have found dropping annual ryegrass seed from helicopters into standing corn and soybeans a good way to establish a stand.
More and more no-tillers are looking at taking advantage of the benefits of cover crops. But while the benefits are numerous, there are obstacles.
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Cover Crops Boost No-Till Yields, Reduce Soybean Cyst Nematodes

Ray Rauenhorst has been aerial seeding winter rye amid his standing no-till corn as part of a research and demonstration project and has been pleased with the results.
Aerial seeding of winter rye into standing corn may reduce soybean cyst nematode populations and — at least on some soil types — boost yields by up to 4 bushels per acre.
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