Articles Tagged with ''interseeding''

Getting Out of a No-Till Rut with Cover Crops

Seventh-generation farmer Brian Gunderson is finding a new gear for his no-till system with the benefits of cereal rye and other cover crops.
Taking the "long view" of farming comes more naturally to some growers than it does for others. But for Brian Gunderson it may come more naturally because his farm in Waterford, Wis., has been in the family for 170 years.
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Why I Got Into No-Till

Jon Stevens is a no-till and strip-till farmer in Rock Creek, Minn. Because of a shortened growing season, he is experimenting with interseeding cover crops, using clovers, ryegrass, vetch and oats.
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Interseeding Tools Get Cover Crops Off to Faster Start

No-tillers can avoid the mad rush to get cover crops seeded after harvest by planting them into standing cash crops.
One of the most common challenges no-tillers encounter with cover crops is at the very start — getting them seeded. Interseeding — the practice of seeding covers with a drill, spinner spreader, toolbar or sprayer into an established and growing cash crop — may provide a solution.
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