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Lupin Used as Winter Cover Crop Boosts Sorghum Yield

Legumes like lupin make nitrogen available in the soil for other plants that would not otherwise have access to the precious nitrogen. Due to its resilience, lupin has real potential as a winter cover crop for farmers and growers, says the American Society of Agronomy. Read More
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[Podcast] Damon Reabe Shares Tips for Flying on Cover Crops Successfully

In this edition of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast, brought to you by La Crosse Seed, we go inside the aerial application business with Damon Reabe, owner of Dairlyand Aviation and Reabe Spraying Service in Waupun, Wis. Read More
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Need for Feed Provides Added Bonus: Soil Health

We have a diversified 1,000-acre farm in north central Kansas, growing wheat, rye, oats, triticale, milo, soybeans, brome, alfalfa and native prairie hay. Read More
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[Video] Dale Stevermer Shares his Homemade Interseeder

Dale Stevermer, Easton, Minn., shares info about a homemade interseeder he modified from two pieces of equipment for seeding cover crops on his farm. Read More
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True Armyworm Causing Issues in Cover Crops and Corn in Minnesota

The first true armyworm infestation in corn has been reported in south central Minnesota. 

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PSU Study Evaluates Economic Impact of Grazing Cover Crops

Researchers went out about 2-3 weeks after farmers started grazing a cover crop field to measure standing and post-grazing cover crop biomass, and soil health before, the day after, and 2-3 weeks after grazing. One big factor determining profit was the number of times the cover crop could be grazed, and the quantity of grazed biomass consumed.

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