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Tips for Managing Cover Crop Mixes for More No-Till Benefits

Choosing a cover crop cocktail is only a start, says Adam Daugherty, as managing carbon-to-nitrogen ratios and adapting planting strategies play a big role in success.
There are many variables for growers to consider when they’re implementing cover-crop mixes into their no-till rotation — including mix design, carbon-to-nitrogen (C:N) ratios, cash-crop goals, termination strategies and biomass management.
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Diverse Cover Crop, No-Till System Bring High Forage Quality, Lower Cost of Gain

Innovative no-tiller and cowman Jake Miller utilizes strip grazing and a variety of cover mixes to diversify food sources for his cow-calf operation and improve soil quality.
Innovative no-tiller and cowman Jake Miller utilizes strip grazing and a variety of cover mixes to diversify food sources for his cow-calf operation and improve soil quality.
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More Tips About Using Cover-Crop Mixes in No-Till Systems

Twenty-one more no-tillers share how they’re using cover crop ‘cocktails’ of every size to improve soil tilth, shade out weeds, capture and recycle soil nutrients and help reduce erosion.
Twenty-one more no-tillers share how they’re using cover crop ‘cocktails’ of every size to improve soil tilth, shade out weeds, capture and recycle soil nutrients and help reduce erosion.
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