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Cover Crop Strategies' Best of the Web: Nov. 25, 2022

Cover Crop Strategies editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week. The Best of the Web This Week series is brought to you by Salford Group.
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[Podcast] First-Generation Farmer Unlocks Weed-Suppressing Powers of Cover Crops

On this episode of the podcast, first-generation farmer James Hepp, of Rockwell City, Iowa talks about overseeding rye on standing corn with a high-boy. He also discusses his journey from crop insurance salesman to full time farmer, potential equipment upgrades on the horizon and lessons learned from his first three years of cover cropping.
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Outcompete Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Montag Manufacturing, features Chris Proctor, Weed Management Extension Educator, University of Nebraska. Proctor will discuss how cover crops help with weed suppression, how to incorporate covers into an integrated pest management program, the relationship between tillage, herbicide resistant weeds and cover crops, and more.
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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] Cover Crops Do the Work Against Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Flessner, Weed Science Specialist, Virginia Tech. Flessner will discuss the how cover crops get rid of weeds without herbicides, which cover crop species provide the most residue for weed suppression, the best timing for planting covers when weed suppression is the goal, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Flessner, Weed Science Specialist, Virginia Tech. Flessner will discuss the how cover crops get rid of weeds without herbicides, which cover crop species provide the most residue for weed suppression, the best timing for planting covers when weed suppression is the goal, and more.
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Cover Crop Solves Weed Problems

For vegetable growers, weeds can mean lost income from reduced yield and foreign plant matter contaminating the harvest. But for many crops, particularly vegetable legumes, weed management options are very limited. Read more in this press release from the University of Illinois.
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Can Horseweed be Suppressed by Cover Crops?

Horseweed is considered one of the most troublesome weeds in the United States and Canada – able to produce devastating losses in both corn and soybean yields when left uncontrolled. Populations of herbicide-resistant horseweed are now found in 18 countries, and many are resistant to multiple herbicide sites of action. Read more in this article from Morning Ag Clips.
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[Podcast] Weed Suppression is a Valuable Side Benefit of Covers

Joe Ikley, assistant professor and Extension Specialist with North Dakota State University discusses using cover crops for weed suppression. Find out why the timing of seeding cover crops matters, which cover crop species are best for helping control weeds, and how geography influences cover crop species selection and weed suppression.
Joe Ikley, assistant professor and Extension Specialist with North Dakota State University discusses using cover crops for weed suppression. Find out why the timing of seeding cover crops matters, which cover crop species are best for helping control weeds, and how geography influences cover crop species selection and weed suppression.
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[Video] Plan Ahead for Next Spring's Cover Crops

Cover crops planted in late spring/early summer can help with nitrogen production and weed suppression. In this video from University of Arkansas Extension, find out which cover crop species are best suited for spring/summer planting.
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Cover Crops Can Help with Weed Suppression

It has been a very challenging summer when it comes to controlling weeds in fallow and wheat stubble fields. While timely rains have been great for fall crops, they have made staying ahead of the weeds very difficult. Read more in this article from the Hays Post (Hays, KS).
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