Items Tagged with 'cover crop seeding strategies'


Seed Cover Crops Early for Good Biomass Production

Cover crop seeding date can influence spring biomass production, which is an important indicator of the potential for the cover crop to provide soil health and water quality benefits as well as weed suppression, says the University of Minnesota. A new study shows that waiting to seed a cover crop until after harvest may leave little if any time for a cover crop to establish and grow in the fall.
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Creating a Blanket of Benefits with Cover Crop Creativity

For Clare, Ill., grower Trent Sanderson, leaving his comfort zone and working with trial and error is the best way to determine which cover crop mixes work best in his fields.
The greatest of growing seasons has little effect on Trent Sanderson’s approach to utilizing cover crops across his family’s 2,000-acre corn, soybean and wheat operation in Clare, Ill.
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