Termination

[Podcast] Strategies for Making Roller-Crimpers Work in Cover Crops: Part 2

In the second part of a two-part series on this topic, Holtwood, Pa., farmer and Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will discuss management decisions for rolling with or without using herbicides, the weed-control potential of rolled covers, using cover crop mixes in this type of system, and how to evaluate whether your planter can work effectively in rolled covers. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
In the second part of a two-part series on this topic, Holtwood, Pa., farmer and Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will discuss management decisions for rolling with or without using herbicides, the weed-control potential of rolled covers, using cover crop mixes in this type of system, and how to evaluate whether your planter can work effectively in rolled covers. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Strategies for Making Roller-Crimpers Work in Cover Crops: Part 1

In the first part of a two-part series on this topic, the Holtwood, Pa., farmer and cover crop coach will discuss some strategies for succeeding with a roller-crimper system, including what realistic expectations should be for results, which cover crop species are best to roll and proper seeding rates.
In the first part of a two-part series on this topic, the Holtwood, Pa., farmer and cover crop coach will discuss some strategies for succeeding with a roller-crimper system, including what realistic expectations should be for results, which cover crop species are best to roll and proper seeding rates. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Understanding Allelopathy with Cereal Rye When Planting Corn

Many growers avoid planting corn into fields where cereal rye has been seeded over fears that allelopathic issues from decomposing rye will stunt corn growth and ding yields. But Steve Groff believes allelopathy is often misdiagnosed and yellow corn could be related to other management issues.
Many growers avoid planting corn into fields where cereal rye has been seeded over fears that allelopathic issues from decomposing rye will stunt corn growth and ding yields. But Steve Groff believes allelopathy is often misdiagnosed and yellow corn could be related to other management issues. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Tips for Fighting Back Against Slugs in Your Cover Cropped Fields

Slugs can be the worst enemy for growers utilizing no-till practices and cover crops in certain regions of the U.S. as the creatures thrive in potentially cool, wet conditions as cash crops emerge. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Slugs can be the worst enemy for growers utilizing no-till practices and cover crops in certain regions of the U.S. as the creatures thrive in potentially cool, wet conditions as cash crops emerge. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

Rolling Cover Crops Successfully in No-Till Systems

University of Wisconsin Extension specialist in organic agriculture, Erin Silva, to share successful organic no-till production techniques during the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
University of Wisconsin Extension specialist in organic agriculture, Erin Silva, to share successful organic no-till production techniques during the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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[Podcast] Nutrient Management With Cover Crops: How Much Fertilizer Can I Reduce?

The temptation with some growers starting out with cover crops might be to start reducing nutrient application rates right away in anticipation of a bump in nitrogen fixation and improved nutrient availability. But nutrient management with cover crops can be tricky and there are some precautionary measures to follow to ensure your cash crops don’t suffer. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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The New $867 Billion Farm Bill Includes Benefits for No-Tilling, Strip-Tilling, Terminating Cover Crops, Improving Soil Health and Sequestering More Carbon

While much has been written on the economic aspects of the 2018 Farm Bill, the legislation included a number of items of special interest to no-tillers. Probably the most important one is new language specifically defining the rules for cover crop termination.
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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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