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Interseeding Alfalfa as a Cover Crop

John Grabber, a research agronomist for the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center, presented on interseeding alfalfa into corn silage at World Dairy Expo on Wednesday, October 2. “The reason we’re trying to develop this system is to take care of several issues or shortcomings we have with corn and corn silage/alfalfa rotations,” said Grabber. Read more in this article from Hoard's Dairyman.
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Cover Crops, Livestock Bring Life to No-Till Farm

Planting green and integrating livestock is helping South Dakota no-tiller Jordan Reimnitz reduce soil erosion and improve soil health, improve livestock health and stretch winter feed supplies.
Grower and livestock producer Jordan Reimnitz has seen the benefits of going completely no-till on his family farm and adding cover crops to enhance the benefits.
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Cover Crop Corner: Interseeding Cover Crops into Corn

To get a head start on establishing winter covers, interseeding has started to become a popular practice by producers in the northern region of the Corn Belt, says Grassland Oregon. Quite a bit of experimentation has been done over the last few years by farmers and researchers trying to dial in which species work best, when to plant, how to plant and which herbicides to avoid.
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Curbing Nitrogen Runoff in the Chesapeake Bay with Data, Precise Placement

With over 10,000 acres of cover crops, Trey Hill explains how he’s updated his equipment for better fertilizer placement, while data from Encirca helps him decide on nitrogen amounts.
In an effort to curb nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland farmers have been met with strict regulations on when, how and how much fertilizer they can apply to their fields.
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Not Afraid to Experiment with Cover Crops

Deciding on a suitable soil regeneration or maintenance strategy — especially in the summer rainfall regions of Africa — needs a great deal of thought and planning. No-Tiller J.P. Van Reenen tells about his experiences.
Deciding on a suitable soil regeneration or maintenance strategy — especially in the summer rainfall regions of Africa — needs a great deal of thought and planning. No-Tiller J.P. Van Reenen tells about his experiences.
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Cover Crop Interest Keeps Equipment Makers Busy

Equipment makers strive to build machines capable of successfully establishing cover crops in a wide variety of farm locations and circumstances. Seed-to-soil contact and precision efficiency are top goals.
Since 2012, when annual surveys began tracking adoption rates for the use of cover crops in U.S. agriculture
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Attend the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Omaha, Neb., August 6-7, 2020. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields and save on input costs.

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