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New Rules May Open Door for Cover Crops

No-tillers who follow the NRCS’ new guidelines on termination dates can reap the benefits of covers without losing their crop insurance.

No-tillers who have avoided using cover crops in the past because of conflicts with insurance adjusters should find some new flexibility beginning this fall.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) this year released new guidelines on when cover crops should be terminated in various cropping systems.

The new rules — tailored to individual regions and climates — revised polices that sometimes created conflicts with crop insurance provisions. They give more power to local NRCS agents…

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John Dobberstein

John Dobberstein is senior editor of No-Till Farmer magazine and the e-newsletter Dryland No-TillerHe previously covered agriculture for the Tulsa World and worked for daily newspapers in Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Joseph, Mich. He graduated with a B.A. in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University.

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