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Cover Crop Strategies' Best of the Web: Sept. 29, 2023

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 Saddle Butte Ag. Read More
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Roots, Another Important Aspect of Cover Crops

Recognizing that the cover crop impact extends beneath the soil’s surface is crucial. Read More

Fine Tuning Cereal Rye Seeding Rates: Cash vs. Cover Crop

When planting green, consider using seeding rates in the 30 to 60 lb/ac range to target soil health, soil conservation, and weed management goals. Read More

Survey Shows Cover Crop Usage Doubled Following Incentive Programs

A survey of farmers in four Northeast states, including New York, found that incentive payments encouraged participants to plant twice as many acres of cover crops as they did prior to receiving funds – a change that can both improve their farms and mitigate climate change. Read More

Clemson Study Finds Interseeded Cover Crops Do Not Compete with Cash Crops

A team of Clemson University researchers has found certain cover crops do not compete with cash crops for nutrients and water when grown in upstate South Carolina’s sandy loam soils. Read More

[Podcast] Strategic Strip-Tilling with Cover Crops

Strip tilling with cover crops is taking off in many regions of the U.S. and is relatively inexpensive. Seeding cover crops can occur during fall strip-tilling but comes with its own challenges in the spring. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators) Read More

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