Economics

Cover crops University of Tennessee

Forage, Cover Crop Seed in Tight Supply for 2022

Across the board, industry leaders don’t foresee a forage seed shortage, but highly recommend that if you want forage seed for the 2022 planting season to order early so that they can try to access what you need in time. The situation for cover crops seems to be a bit tighter.


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3rd annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study

Reducing Erosion, Improving Water Infiltration Push Cover Crop Adoption

Exclusive survey reveals cover cropping trends through 2022, including increasing acreage planted to covers, the top benefits farmers gain from covers and multiple methods for seeding them.
Farmers across the nation participated in the 3rd annual Cover Crop Benchmark Study published by Cover Crop Strategies. The comprehensive survey featured 48 questions about topics including management practices, motivations and expenses in 2021 and plans for 2022.
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PSU Study Evaluates Economic Impact of Grazing Cover Crops

Researchers went out about 2-3 weeks after farmers started grazing a cover crop field to measure standing and post-grazing cover crop biomass, and soil health before, the day after, and 2-3 weeks after grazing. One big factor determining profit was the number of times the cover crop could be grazed, and the quantity of grazed biomass consumed.


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Attend the 2023 National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till to raise your level of no-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

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