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Cover Crop Strategies' Best of the Web: Oct. 6, 2023

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.
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Need Planning for Weed Management

This week’s podcast, sponsored by NewLeaf Symbiotics, features Dan Smith, Southwest Regional Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Smith will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops when used for weed suppression, which cover crop species are better at weed suppression, how long covers should grow to be effective at weed suppression, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by NewLeaf Symbiotics, features Dan Smith, Southwest Regional Specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Smith will discuss the ideal seeding rate for cover crops when used for weed suppression, which cover crop species are better at weed suppression, how long covers should grow to be effective at weed suppression, and more.
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2021 Fall National Cover Crop Summit

Seeding Fall Cover Crops While Managing Late Emerging Weeds

A University of Minnesota professor discusses how cover crops can be used as a weed management tool at the 2021 Fall National Cover Crop Summit
One of the benefits cover crops can offer growers is to choke out weeds, including the dreaded waterhemp. Gregg Johnson, an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, will discuss which how cover crops can be used as a weed management tool during the 2021 Fall National Cover Crop Summit.
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Time to Seed Cover Crops

Each grower has their own reasons for growing a cover crop – whether it’s to improve organic matter, hold onto nutrients from manure, provide a nitrogen credit or protect against erosion. Read more in this article from the St. Thomas Times-Journal (Toronto, Ontario).
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Cover Crop Burndown Considerations

Weed management is a year-round job, but producers take special care to make sound management decisions prior to planting, and that includes cover crop burndown. According to information from the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), Alabama Extension Weed Scientist David Russell offers suggestions for planting into a weed-free field and maintaining a clean corn crop throughout the growing season. Read more in this article from Southeast AgNet.
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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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