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Forage Options After Wheat

With winterkill, winter injury and low first-cut yields as well as higher land costs, there is interest in following winter wheat and other cereals with a forage crop to help supplement inventories. Not only can this approach produce some extra feed, it also provides cover crop benefits. Read more in this article from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs.
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Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop Improves Alfalfa Production

For alfalfa producers needing to renovate fields suffering from winterkill or looking to increase the quality and yield of this season’s hay crop, improved cover crop varieties are a viable solution. Take berseem clover, for example. The synergistic relationship between berseem clover and alfalfa make the legume an effective companion crop due to its rapid summer growth, notable nitrogen fixation and similar appearance.
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Cover Crop Corner: Assessing Pastures and Hay Ground for Winterkill

A tough winter means alfalfa, clover and grass are at risk for winterkill
As you look forward to the days of no longer battling sub degree temperatures and piles of snow to get livestock fed and water pipes thawed, there’s one thing to make a priority as it begins to warm up: Assessing pastures and hay ground for winterkill and injury.
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The National No-Tillage Conference returns January 9-12, 2024! Build and refine your no-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 32nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Jan. 9-12, 2024. Experience an energizing 4-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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