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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 2022 National No-Tillage Conference

Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees.

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