Covering Cover Crops

From the Desk of Frank Lessiter

Covers Keep Weeds in Check

When growers talk about the benefits of cover crops, the talk normally centers around erosion control, keeping nutrients in the field, improving soil quality and trimming fertilizer purchases. But effective weed control is another benefit.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Cover Crops Numbers Look Good — But More Work to Do

Momentum for the cover crop movement is certainly growing, but it will take additional support and fine-tuning of the message at the regional and local level to get more farmers hooked.
Momentum for the cover crop movement is certainly growing, but it will take additional support and fine-tuning of the message at the regional and local level to get farmers hooked.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Our Focus: Tools You Can Use to Manage Cover Crops

Today we’re launching the Cover Crop Strategies Weekly Update, an e-newsletter that will share the most comprehensive information in the industry on making cover crops work in your farm system. This email — which will distribute every Friday — is an extension of the Cover Crop Strategies website we launched in February and will help you keep up with the latest information that’s been posted there.
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Attend the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill., August 1-2, 2019. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields.

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