University of Idaho Extension shares a case study of Nez Perce, Idaho, producer Drew Leitch, who raises cover crops for grazing during the time when his grass pastures dry up. Drew says experimenting with annual cover crops has benefited both his cattle operation and his cropping operation.
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Seeking to combine the return of cattle with capturing the value of cover crops, Rock Creek, Minn., strip-tiller and no-tiller Jon Stevens is grazing cattle on a 30-acre paddock seeded with grasses and cereals with the intention of trying to rotate in corn within 3 years to capture in-field nitrogen.