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Decomposing Cover Crops Serve as Sidedress Pass

World dryland corn yield record holder times decomposition of species in cover crop mix to provide nutrients to no-till corn crop throughout the season

According to the 2024 Cover Crops Operational Practices Survey, managing carbon to nitrogen (C:N) ratios is the second-most challenging aspect of cover cropping


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Cover Crop Strategies' Best of the Web: Sept. 30, 2022

Cover Crop Strategies editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week. The Best of the Web This Week series is brought to you by Salford Group.
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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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Analyzing Effects of Plant Growth Regulator on Oats

Plant Growth Regulators, sometimes simply called PGRs, are human-applied chemicals that manipulate the hormone functions in plants. Since oats are more prone to lodging compared to other small grains, PGR application can help prevent yield loss by reducing plant height and improving plant standability and harvestability.


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Alfalfa, Red Clover can Furnish N for Following Crops

Legumes still can provide valuable N to today’s cropping systems. Legumes also contribute a non-nitrogen rotation effect due to addition of soil organic matter and improvement in soil health. Corn grown following alfalfa stands that are 2+ years old (and contained at least 50% alfalfa) require no nitrogen fertilizer on many soils. Red clover N credits are less than for alfalfa.


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[Podcast] What Worked Yesterday Won’t Work Today or Tomorrow

This week’s podcast, sponsored by NewLeaf Symbiotics, features Marty Earnest, a grower from Columbia, Louisiana. Earnest will be a speaker at the upcoming 2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition. He will discuss how he transitioned to using a no-till and cover crop system, how he drills his cover crop seed, how he grows cover crop seed, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by NewLeaf Symbiotics, features Marty Earnest, a grower from Columbia, Louisiana. Earnest will be a speaker at the upcoming 2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition. He will discuss how he transitioned to using a no-till and cover crop system, how he drills his cover crop seed, how he grows cover crop seed, and more.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 8-9, 2024! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 11th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Madison, Wis. Aug. 8-9, 2024. 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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