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Cover Crop Use is a Multi-Faceted Issue

When it comes to convincing growers to use cover crops in their operations, people make all the difference. That’s what the Nature Conservancy discovered in a study they funded that was done by a Purdue University professor and a researcher who had looked at farms in Indiana, Illinois and Iowa counties with relatively high adoption rates of cover crops.
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[Podcast] Seeding Covers is Very Responsive to Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Bryan Young, Weed Scientist, Purdue University. Young will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops used for weed suppression, how long covers should grow in the spring to help suppress weeds, which cover crop species are better for weed suppression and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Bryan Young, Weed Scientist, Purdue University. Young will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops used for weed suppression, how long covers should grow in the spring to help suppress weeds, which cover crop species are better for weed suppression and more.
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[Podcast] Making Cover Crops Make Cents

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Langemeier, Agricultural Economics professor, Purdue University. Langemeier will discuss how growers can fit cover crops into their cropping budgets, how cover crops can add revenue, what costs can be reduced by implementing covers, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Langemeier, Agricultural Economics professor, Purdue University. Langemeier will discuss how growers can fit cover crops into their cropping budgets, how cover crops can add revenue, what costs can be reduced by implementing covers, and more.
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Outcompete Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Bill Johnson, professor of weed science with Purdue University. Johnson discuss how field management impacts weed problems, how herbicide applications influence cover crops and cash crops, herbicide antagonism and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Bill Johnson, professor of weed science with Purdue University. Johnson discuss how field management impacts weed problems, how herbicide applications influence cover crops and cash crops, herbicide antagonism 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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[Podcast] Cover Crops & Voles

Voles can be an ongoing problem for farmers, but planting cover crops can actually help deter the pests, according to this week’s podcast from Hoosier Ag Today featuring two Purdue University masters students. Find out effective predators for naturally dealing with voles, why voles don’t like brassicas, and why to avoid nitrogen fixing cover crops.
Voles can be an ongoing problem for farmers, but planting cover crops can actually help deter the pests, according to this week’s podcast from Hoosier Ag Today featuring two Purdue University masters students. Find out effective predators for naturally dealing with voles, why voles don’t like brassicas, and why to avoid nitrogen fixing cover crops.
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Cover Crops Can Help Control Nitrogen Loss

Lessons learned from field scale cover crop trials have transitioned to a watershed scale and continue to show the system’s benefits in controlling nitrogen loss. Shalamar Armstrong, Purdue University assistant professor of soil conservation and management in the Department of Agronomy, is a co-investigator with Illinois State University faculty in the Lake Bloomington watershed trials. Read more in this article from AgriNews.
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