Items Tagged with 'cover crop seed'


Untreated Cover Crop Seed Can Reduce Pest Pressure

Many growers use treated cover crop seed to kill pests, but Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff says there are valid reasons to consider planting untreated cover crop seed. In this week’s podcast, Groff discusses the side effects of using treated cover crop seed, how treated cover crop seed affects predatory insects, how untreated cover crop seed can help manage slugs, and more.

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How to Get the Ideal Cover Crop Seeding Rate

When you plant cover crops, of course, you want to maximize their benefits as much as possible while minimizing the costs, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff. This podcast shares 5 things that can help growers achieve the ideal cover crop seeding rate, including checking the cover crop seed tag for germination rate, date the seed was tested, and more.

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More Data Needed on Covers

Even after spending more than a decade using cover crops and dedicating their farm to the practice, Kyle Grumke, a western Missouri corn, soybean and forage grower admits that sometimes picking cover crop seed isn’t top-of-mind until right when it’s needed. “I really need to be working on getting the seed I need on hand for fall in that July time frame,” he says. Read more in this article from Seed World.
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New Cover Crop App Connects Growers with Seed Dealers

Practical Farmers of Iowa has released a new cover crop app designed to help farmers easily locate cover crop seed, services and suppliers. The app, Find Cover Crops, is free to download and use, and is available in both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 8-9, 2024! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 11th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Madison, Wis. Aug. 8-9, 2024. Experience an energizing 2-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led Strip-Till Classrooms and collaborative Strip-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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