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Cover Crop Investment Worth $40 More Per Acre

The Soil Health Partnership conducted an 8-month study with 7 Midwest farms in 5 states on operations ranging between 640 to 6,000 acres. The study found that growers who use cover crops made $40 more per acre than conventional growers.
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New Cover Crop Decision Tool Available

The Northeast Cover Crops Council (NECCC) created an online Cover Crop Decision Support Tool designed to support farm decision-making around cover crops. It includes a Cover Crop Explorer that provides in-depth information on more than 35 cover crop species.
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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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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Cash Crops and Cover Crops: Making It Work

Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains why growing two different species of crops—one cash crop and one cover crop--can be beneficial to your bottom line. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains why growing two different species of crops—one cash crop and one cover crop--can be beneficial to your bottom line. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Talk to Your Landlord About Cover Crops

How often do you communicate with the landlord about the farm ground you rent? If you’re farming rented ground, it can make a big difference in how you approach decisions, such as cover cropping. For most growers, the question is whether you be profitable while growing cover crops on rented land?
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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Winter Hardiness of Cover Crops: How is it Rated?

In this podcast the Holtwood, Pa., grower and Cover Crop Coach will discuss many factors that affect winter hardiness ratings, including planting date, temperatures, snow cover, wind chill, freeze-thaw cycles and more.
In this podcast the Holtwood, Pa., grower and Cover Crop Coach will discuss many factors that affect winter hardiness ratings, including planting date, temperatures, snow cover, wind chill, freeze-thaw cycles and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Benchmark Study: Cover Crop Acres Increase for 2018 Among No-Tillers

In spite of challenging weather conditions last year, most no-tillers continued to show faith in cover crop benefits.
The average No-Till Farmer reader seeded slightly more cover crop acres in 2018 than during the previous year — although the percentage of readers who seeded covers took a slight dip, according to the most recent No-Till Farmer Operational Benchmark Study.
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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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