Articles by Laura Barrera

Three Keys To Controlling Weeds With Cover Crops

A weed scientist shares why effective cover crop termination, choice of weeds a grower is targeting and being mindful of herbicide carryover are crucial for controlling weeds with covers.

When a no-tiller decides to add a cover crop to his farm system, there may be a number of results he’s hoping to achieve, and weed control is likely one of them.


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Dedication To Conservation Changes Soils, Pushes Yields

In the 11 years Mike Werling has been ‘never-tilling’ and using cover crops, organic matter levels climb, yellow clay soils turn blacker and yields steadily increase.
One of the best compliments Mike Werling ever received was a couple of springs ago, when a scientist for the federal government examined a soil pit on one of Werling’s fields.
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Fighting Weeds, Boosting Profits With Non-GMOs

Consumer demand, lower seed costs and weed resistance are driving many no-tillers to explore opportunities with non-GMO corn and soybeans.
While the debate about genetically modified crops and labeling rages on among state and federal lawmakers, many no-tillers are quietly shifting their production to non-GMO corn and soybeans and raking in premiums and profits.
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