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On the Fence About Seeding Covers

Earlier this season, a lack of soil moisture across much of the state raised concerns about the potential for successful cover crop establishment this fall. Most areas still need more moisture to recharge the soil profile but recent rains have improved the moisture status overall. This has also improved the likelihood for successful establishment of a cereal rye cover crop this fall. Read more in this article from University of Minnesota Extension.
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Considerations When Overseeding Cover Crops

In the last decade, cover crops have grown in both interest and acres, yet there is still room for more adoption across Iowa and the region. It is obvious that cover crops require more management, and that there will undoubtedly be challenges. Read more in this article from Iowa State University Extension.
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Overseeding Cover Crops

In the last decade, cover crops have grown in both interest and acres, yet there is still room for more adoption. It is obvious that cover crops require more management though and with that management there will undoubtedly be challenges. Read more in this story from Iowa State University Extension.
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[Podcast] Interseed Covers in Corn at V3/V4 Stage for Best Results

This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Jason Cavadini, an agronomist at the University of Wisconsin Marshfield Research Station, in the first of a two-part series. Cavadini will discuss ideal timing for interseeding cover crops, how earlier interseeding can help with better cover crop establishment, how interseeding affects corn yields, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Jason Cavadini, an agronomist at the University of Wisconsin Marshfield Research Station, in the first of a two-part series. Cavadini will discuss ideal timing for interseeding cover crops, how earlier interseeding can help with better cover crop establishment, how interseeding affects corn yields, and more.
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Soil Residual Herbicides & Cover Crop Establishment

Indiana growers have shown increased interest in utilizing cover crops in our corn and soybean production systems over the last decade. Marcelo Zimmer and Bill Johnson, Purdue weed specialists, have also noted there has been increased use of soil residual herbicides to help manage herbicide-resistant weeds such as marestail (horseweed), waterhemp, and giant ragweed. Read more in this article from KPC News.
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[Video] What You Need to Know About Seeding Covers

In this video from University of Arkansas Extension, learn about the keys to achieving a good cover crop stand, the importance of correct seeding rate, and how to use your cover crop goals to determine the timing of cover crop seeding.
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[Podcast] Combining Cover Crops & Specialty Crops

Cover crops aren’t just limited to being used with traditional cash crops like corn and soybeans. This week’s podcast, from Hoosier Ag Today and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative, discusses the types of cover crops to use with specialty crops, cover crop establishment and crop rotation.
Cover crops aren’t just limited to being used with traditional cash crops like corn and soybeans. This week’s podcast, from Hoosier Ag Today and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative, discusses the types of cover crops to use with specialty crops, cover crop establishment and crop rotation.
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[Video] Seeding Equipment for Cover Crops

Paul Gross, Field Crop Educator for Michigan State University Extension, discusses how to choose the best method for your operation for seeding cover crops, what the most common cover crop seeding method is, how to get accurate cover crop seeding placement and more.
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