Cover Crop Strategies editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week:

In-Row Roller Crimping Cereal Rye Allows for Earlier Soybean Planting

Looking for a way to plant soybeans earlier while reaping the benefits of a roller-crimped cereal rye cover crop, Michael Vittetoe of Washington, Iowa, began experimenting with in-row rolling a few years ago. In this video, you’ll hear why this system works for him and the benefits he sees to his soybean crop with the rolled cereal rye.

Corn Silage Excels with Cover Crops & No-Till

This no-tiller shows how cover-cropped and no-tilled fields are producing extra successful corn silage this year in the Miland, Wis., area.

Warm & Damp September Helps Cover Crops in Manitoba

Manitoba's longest growing season since 1977 is playing out nicely for cover croppers. With warm daytime temps and mild nights throughout September, cover crops are flourishing.

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Planting Cover Crops with Drones

Check out this video from Soil and Water Outcomes Fund featuring farmers planting their rye cover crop with three different drones.

Controlling Resistant Weeds in Cover Crops

In this article, read about new research that shows how cover crops can have a “win-win” effect by benefitting soil health and also combatting pressure from herbicide-resistant weeds.

Resistant weeds in cover crops

Photo by: Louisiana State University

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