Articles Tagged with ''weed suppression''

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When Is the Best Time to Terminate Cereal Rye to Suppress Weeds & Protect No-Till Soybean Yield?

1st year of research shows that between 7-14 days after soybean emergence, rye increases weed suppression by 5.3% per day but hurts yield by about ½ bushel per day

74% of the farmers who responded to the 2024 Cover Crops Operational Practices Survey say cover crops provide at least some level of weed suppression in their fields.


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Cover Crop Strategies' Best of the Web: Nov. 25, 2022

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. The Best of the Web This Week series is brought to you by Salford Group.
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[Podcast] First-Generation Farmer Unlocks Weed-Suppressing Powers of Cover Crops

On this episode of the podcast, first-generation farmer James Hepp, of Rockwell City, Iowa talks about overseeding rye on standing corn with a high-boy. He also discusses his journey from crop insurance salesman to full time farmer, potential equipment upgrades on the horizon and lessons learned from his first three years of cover cropping.
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Outcompete Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Montag Manufacturing, features Chris Proctor, Weed Management Extension Educator, University of Nebraska. Proctor will discuss how cover crops help with weed suppression, how to incorporate covers into an integrated pest management program, the relationship between tillage, herbicide resistant weeds and cover crops, and more.
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[Podcast] Seeding Covers is Very Responsive to Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Bryan Young, Weed Scientist, Purdue University. Young will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops used for weed suppression, how long covers should grow in the spring to help suppress weeds, which cover crop species are better for weed suppression and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Bryan Young, Weed Scientist, Purdue University. Young will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops used for weed suppression, how long covers should grow in the spring to help suppress weeds, which cover crop species are better for weed suppression and more.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 8-9, 2024! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 11th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Madison, Wis. Aug. 8-9, 2024. Experience an energizing 2-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led Strip-Till Classrooms and collaborative Strip-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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