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Double Cropping Options After Wheat

The most common double crop options are soybean, sorghum, and sunflower. Other possibilities include summer annual forages and specialized crops such as proso millet or other short-season summer crops – even corn. Cover crops are also an option for planting after wheat.


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Increasing Diversity and Reducing Costs with Cereal Rye, Manure

No-tillers from Perrysville, Ohio, utilize manure from their 650-cow dairy to maintain high yielding double crops, and feed for their herd.

A lot can change in 30 years. In the early 1990s, Perrysville, Ohio, brothers Steve and Carl Ayers were adopting no-till and cover crops on 700 acres of continuous corn on their 650-cow dairy operation, creating a standard for other growers in the area to emulate. 


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[Podcast] Multi-Cropping for Soil Health, Higher Profits

For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we chat with Ross Evelsizer of Iowa Resource Conservation and Development. As the director of the organization’s Multi-Cropping Iowa project, Evelsizer works with growers around the state to implement cropping systems that help achieve soil health goals while expanding market opportunities
For this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by The Andersons, we chat with Ross Evelsizer of Iowa Resource Conservation and Development. As the director of the organization’s Multi-Cropping Iowa project, Evelsizer works with growers around the state to implement cropping systems that help achieve soil health goals while expanding market opportunities.
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