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New Lines of Winter Camelina Show Promise for Profitable Relay Cropping

University of Minnesota scientists are tweaking winter camelina lines to provide Northern Plains growers a profitable winter cover crop to supplement corn-soybean rotations.
New lines of winter camelina are showing promise for northern growers who want to profitably use cover crops to exploit off-growing-season sunlight and rain, reduce erosion, improve soil health, sequester residual nutrients and combat weeds. 
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20 Years of No-Tilled, Double-Cropped Cotton and Wheat

About 20 years ago, Ron, Robert and Earl Rayner of A Tumbling T Ranches in Goodyear, Ariz., began developing a no-till double-cropped cotton and wheat planting as part of an overall crop rotation they follow. This video chronicles their progress and highlights the success they've had in managing risks, sustaining productivity, economizing on water use, improving soil function, reducing soil temperature and developing a successful reduced-disturbance production system.
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