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New Cover Crop Offers Profitability Potential in the South

Nuseed Carinata has the environmental benefits of a typical cover crop with added profitability potential through yield and sustainability.

A new cover crop, Nuseed Carinata, set to launch this fall in the south, should pique the interest of farmers looking to boost their bottom line in between main food crops. Nuseed is targeting Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and the Carolinas for its debut in the U.S.


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What Do Farmers Think About Covers?

A report from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture noted that just 2 percent to 8 percent of the cropland acres examined in the 20-county study had been planted with cover crops – a telling number that could be difficult to budge because of the state’s climate and few markets for crops like hazelnuts and turnips that can be grown during the winter. Read more in this article from Minnpost.
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[Video] Cover Crops Species for the Winter Months

This video from University of Arkansas Extension discusses various cover crop species that can provide soil cover, nitrogen production and weed suppression through the winter and into the spring. Find out which species would work for your operation.
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[Video] Cover Crops That are Ideal for Winter

Overwintering cover crops can be planted in early to mid-fall and can provide soil cover, nitrogen production, and weed suppression. Find out more in this video from University of Arkansas Extension about what cover crop species are best for overwintering, which species produce large quantities of biomass, how to ensure cover crops enable good nitrogen fixation, and more.
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Attend the 2023 National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till to raise your level of no-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

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