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Considerations When Overseeding Cover Crops

In the last decade, cover crops have grown in both interest and acres, yet there is still room for more adoption across Iowa and the region. It is obvious that cover crops require more management, and that there will undoubtedly be challenges. Read more in this article from Iowa State University Extension.
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Summer Cover Crop Options

Are you looking for cover crops to fill a fallow period as small grains, snap beans, or other crops are harvested? Extension agronomist Heidi Reed explains that establishing cover crops in summer grants an opportunity to branch out beyond our fall-planted standbys. Read more in this article from Lancaster Farming.
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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 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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