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Steve Groff No-Till Hemp Cover Crop Tips

5 Tips for Successful Use of Cover Crops and No-Till in Hemp

Holtwood, Penn., no-tiller Steve Groff shares how to successfully get both CBD and fiber-type hemp out of the ground while using cover crops and no-till.

Choosing vigorous genetics and the correct cover crops, adjusting planting equipment and ironing out weed control options are all challenges with successfully using cover crops and no-till with hemp. Holtwood, Penn., no-tiller Steve Groff shares his top 5 tips about how to successfully get both CBD and fiber-type hemp out of the ground while using cover crops and no-till.


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[Podcast] Making Cover Crops Work in Area with Less Than 20-Inch Rainfall: Part 2

While cover crops are being utilized across the U.S., in all 50 states, adoption has lagged behind a bit in semi-arid climates due to concerns about soil moisture being depleted.
While cover crops are being utilized across the U.S., in all 50 states, adoption has lagged behind a bit in semi-arid climates due to concerns about soil moisture being depleted. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Part Of A Successful Herbicide Resistant Weed Management Strategy

In this week’s podcast, Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains which weeds are the worst offenders, how weed types change on the farm, and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
In this week’s podcast, Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains which weeds are the worst offenders, how weed types change on the farm, and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Making Cover Crops Work in Area with Less Than 20-Inch Rainfall: Part 1

While cover crops are being utilized across the U.S., in all 50 states, adoption has lagged behind a bit in semi-arid climates due to concerns about soil moisture being depleted. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
While cover crops are being utilized across the U.S., in all 50 states, adoption has lagged behind a bit in semi-arid climates due to concerns about soil moisture being depleted. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Get Double Benefits with Cover Crops as Forages

Many cover crop species can be used as forage while also providing soil health benefits, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, including hay, baleage and grazing. The type of cover crops to plant depends on your ultimate goal for those cover crops, as that goal can affect seeding rates, planting dates, and fertility. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Many cover crop species can be used as forage while also providing soil health benefits, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, including hay, baleage and grazing. The type of cover crops to plant depends on your ultimate goal for those cover crops, as that goal can affect seeding rates, planting dates, and fertility. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[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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[Podcast] Climate Change & Cover Crops

Climate change is one of those hot-button topics that everyone has an opinion on. Regardless of the cause, science has shown that global temperatures are rising, and agriculture will have to adapt in order to continue feeding the world.
More growers are increasingly becoming interested in raising organic crops. While food-grade organic crops merit a larger return on investment, they also require a high level of quality and present unique challenges in marketing those crops. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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WinterKing Hairy Vetch Now Available

Smith Seed Services announces limited availability of WinterKing hairy vetch variety. WinterKing’s key features are delayed flowering, improved winter hardiness, and the ability to product abundant biomass.
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[Podcast] Planting Radish With Cash Grain Wheat For Higher Yields

Mixing radish seed with cash grain wheat has led to yield increases of up to 12 bushels per acre in some areas. The synergy was discovered by accident by late no-tiller Ed Winkle of Ohio after a hired worker left radishes in a seed mixer. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Mixing radish seed with cash grain wheat has led to yield increases of up to 12 bushels per acre in some areas. The synergy was discovered by accident by late no-tiller Ed Winkle of Ohio after a hired worker left radishes in a seed mixer. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Strategies for Making Roller-Crimpers Work in Cover Crops: Part 2

In the second part of a two-part series on this topic, Holtwood, Pa., farmer and Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will discuss management decisions for rolling with or without using herbicides, the weed-control potential of rolled covers, using cover crop mixes in this type of system, and how to evaluate whether your planter can work effectively in rolled covers. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
In the second part of a two-part series on this topic, Holtwood, Pa., farmer and Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will discuss management decisions for rolling with or without using herbicides, the weed-control potential of rolled covers, using cover crop mixes in this type of system, and how to evaluate whether your planter can work effectively in rolled covers. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Join top strip-tillers, agronomists and researchers for 2 days of unrivaled learning and networking!

Attend the 2022 National Strip-Tillage Conference in Iowa City, Iowa, July 28-29, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

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