Covering Cover Crops

Covering Cover Crops

Cover Crops Can Influence Pest Populations

Cover crops have numerous benefits, which we’ve discussed at length in this blog—everything from improving soil health, increasing water infiltration, suppressing weeds, and more. One under-utilized benefit of covers is how cover crops can be used for pest management.
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Are Your Covers Ready for Winter?

At the 2020 Farm Science Review earlier this August, a team of Extension educators planted multiple cover crop species, including forage turnips, clover, ryegrass, hairy vetch, radish, canola, regular turnips, balansa clover, sorghum, and oats. The team will be monitoring the cover crops over the winter to see how each species, except for the clovers, breaks down.
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Rowbot Seeds 100 Acres of Cover Crops in the Midwest

Autonomous technology is revolutionizing every aspect of our lives, in ways we can’t even imagine yet. Agriculture will eventually be impacted by this technology, with seemingly limitless potential for evolution in how crops are grown, monitored, sprayed and harvested.
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Soil Health Partnership Shares Survey Findings

With harvest season upon us, that means it’s also time for another major undertaking — planting covers after harvest. A recent cover crop survey by the Soil Health Partnership found that more than half of farmers planted cover crops between the middle of September and the beginning of November.
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