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Is Planting Green a Useful Tool for Managing Multiple-Resistant Waterhemp?

For the past two years, we have been participating in a multi-regional US Soybean Board funded experiment that is investigating the effects of planting green on no-till soybean production and management of multiple-resistant waterhemp populations. Planting green is the delay of cover crop termination until after cash crop planting, which is a departure from the standard practices of terminating a cover crop 10-14 days prior to planting. Our coordinated project focused on no-till soybean (30" row spacing; Enlist system) preceded by cereal rye (60 lb/ac) that was sown after field corn.

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Reddick Farms Goes All in on No-Till and Cover Crops in Kentucky

Father-son duo takes leap of faith after eye-opening experience at National No-Tillage Conference.
No-till is nothing new for the Reddick family. Brad Reddick remembers growing up on the 1,800-acre farm in Bardwell, Ky., watching his father no-till the rolling grounds and conventionally till the creek bottom grounds over 50 years ago.
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[Podcast] First-Generation Farmer Unlocks Weed-Suppressing Powers of Cover Crops

On this episode of the podcast, first-generation farmer James Hepp, of Rockwell City, Iowa talks about overseeding rye on standing corn with a high-boy. He also discusses his journey from crop insurance salesman to full time farmer, potential equipment upgrades on the horizon and lessons learned from his first three years of cover cropping.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 3-4, 2023! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 10th anniversary National Strip-Tillage Conference in Bloomington, Ill., Aug. 3-4, 2023. Experience an energizing 2-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led Strip-Till Classrooms and collaborative Strip-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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