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8 Out of 10 Farmers Use Herbicide to Kill Covers

Herbicides were used by 79% of growers as the preferred termination method, followed by winterkill and roller-crimping.
An important aspect of raising cover crops is terminating them. Growers have options when it comes to terminating covers, and factors such as cost, location, and weather come into play as well.
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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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Tips for Integrating Residual Herbicides and Cover Crops

A common question when incorporating cover crops into a production system is, will the cover crop interfere with the performance of residual herbicides included with the burndown treatment? This article from Iowa State University Extension will discuss the fate of residual herbicides applied to crop residue and living cover crops, and how this may influence herbicide effectiveness.
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[Video] Pros & Cons of Ryegrass

Learn more about ryegrass and the pros and cons of using this cold weather crop as a cover crop. Find out the best time to plant rye grass, why ryegrass is an excellent choice for preventing soil erosion, and why timing of ryegrass termination is so critical.
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