Seeding Practices

2019 Farm Progress Show

[Video] KUHN Introduces the New 9400NT No-Till Drill

Peter Goodge, product manager for KUHN, introduces the new 9400NT no-till drill at the 2019 Farm Progress Show. The drill featuring Helica meter design, smooth drop tubes and heavy-duty PRO openers for more precise seed flow, consistent seed depth and more even seed spacing.
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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] 5 Reasons You Should Plan 12 Months in Advance for Cover Crops

Preparation is important to succeeding with cover crop management and there are several areas of decision making that can have a significant impact, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff.
Preparation is important to succeeding with cover crop management and there are several areas of decision making that can have a significant impact, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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A Cash Crop Farmer’s Advice for a Successful Cover Crop

It’s been a tough year for many producers throughout the Midwest with record acreage going into prevent plant. Dave Chance of Chance Farms in Lebanon, Ind., was no exception this spring, drilling 600 acres of his 2,200 acre corn and soybean farm with cover crops. Unable to get any corn in the ground, Dave managed to plant 1,450 acres of soybeans. Find out his tips in this article from Grassland Oregon.
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Lentils: Not Your Average Cover Crop

Using the test plots at the Peninsula Research Station near Sturgeon Bay in cooperation with Door County agricultural agent Annie Deutsch, the Extension Service's northeast area nutrient and pest management program senior outreach specialist Jamie Patton plans to grow lentils in combination with other cover crops.
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Testing Cover Crop Seed Quality

Seed quality is key to establishing a good crop — or cover crop. According to Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University pathologist, some of the percent inert, and percent weeds, and a listing of noxious weeds identified by scientific/common name and quantity found. Learn more in this story from Ohio State University Extension.
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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Drill & Planter Calibration for Planting Cover Crops

Planting is always a challenging process, but planting cover crops can take that challenge to the next level with different seed shapes, sizes and densities.
Planting is always a challenging process, but planting cover crops can take that challenge to the next level with different seed shapes, sizes and densities. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Attend the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Omaha, Neb., August 6-7, 2020. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields and save on input costs.

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