Rex Dufour introduces the different methods of terminating cover crops. He goes into detail about the equipment that is used and the benefits of each method. The video is part of NCAT's "Soil for Water: Cover Cropping in the Arid-West" series.
NCAT sustainable agriculture specialist, Rex Dufour, introduces reasons why adopting cover crops might be a good idea. He goes into detail about things to take into consideration before planting as well as the different groups and characteristics of cover crops.
Chase Brown spoke of his decade-long experiences utilizing cover crops in an Illinois Cover Crop On-Farm Network-hosted summer webinar series. He farms with his father and uncle and also operates Brown Seed Sales.
While later cover crop termination in the spring can allow for more biomass accumulation, such later termination can change the C-to-N composition of the plants impacting residue decomposition. Therefore, identifying the best time for cover crop termination to provide optimal N cycling benefits can help farmers make decisions about cover crop management.
Barry Bubolz with Wisconsin NRCS shares information on how cover crops and manure applications can work together. Topics discussed include application timing, cover crop establishment before manure application, and cover crop species selection.
The National No-Tillage Conference returns January 9-12, 2024!Build and refine your no-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 32nd Annual National No-Tillage Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Jan. 9-12, 2024. Experience an energizing 4-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.
At this Brooklyn, Wisconsin, field day, Jose Nunes, a graduate student at weed scientist Rodrigo Werle’s UW-Madison research and extension lab, shared his findings about how much cereal rye biomass is needed for optimal weed suppression..
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 32nd year, we’re ready to do it again as our event takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana, January 9-12, 2024!