Seeding Practices

Getting cover crops in the ground can be one of the biggest challenges growers will face. This topic provides information and tips for getting cover crops seeded successfully in agricultural fields. This includes planting, drilling, broadcasting, aerial seeding, interseeding and any other methods used to seed cover crops, as well as strategies for maximizing seed-to-soil contact and stands.

ARTICLES

[Podcast] Aerial Seeding Tips With Andrew Moore

On this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by SOURCE®? by Sound Agriculture, the Executive Director of the National Agricultural Aviation Association talks about working with pilots and being careful with drones.
On this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by SOURCE®? by Sound Agriculture, the Executive Director of the National Agricultural Aviation Association talks about working with pilots and being careful with drones.
Read More

[Podcast] John Wallace: Interseed Cover Crops Early Into Corn for Maximum Growth

On this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by SOURCE®? by Sound Agriculture., Penn State's John Wallace discusses why the V4-V5 growth stage is the best time to put cover crops into standing corn. 
On this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by SOURCE®? by Sound Agriculture., Penn State's John Wallace discusses why the V4-V5 growth stage is the best time to put cover crops into standing corn. 
Read More

[Video] Black Eagle Ag Solutions Strip Till Unit

Drawing upon years of strip-till experience, Black Eagle Ag Solutions has developed their new strip-till unit which debuted at the 2022 Farm Progress Show. Designed with the farmer's needs in mind, this strip-tillage unit hopes to innovate on the existing market row units by including air adjustable row cleaners accessible from the cab and making setting the machine as easy as possible.
Read More

[Video] Bayer Crop Science Launches Smart Corn Systems with New Short Corn Systems

Short Statured Corn Systems from Bayer Crop Sciences boasts a number of benefits compared to the taller varieties. Firstly is protection of yield with improved standability as the short corn is less affected by high winds thanks to its naturally lower center of gravity keeping it rooted in the ground. The short corn also has improved access as its lower form makes it easier for application equipment to maneuver while spraying.
Read More
image001.png

Dragline With Manure Assists Cover Crop Termination

No-Tillers from Perrysville, Ohio, utilize manure from their 650-cow dairy to maintain high-yielding double crops, and feed for their herd.
The practice of using a dragline on emerging corn began in 2019, due to the extremely wet weather rearranging the Ayers’ cover crop termination schedule. The termination date varies each year, thanks to several factors, including the custom spraying schedule, the weather and what herbicide program the Ayers are using. They typically use glyphosate and 2,4-D to terminate the cereal rye.
Read More

Join top no-tillers, agronomists and researchers for 3 days of unrivaled learning and networking!

Attend the 2023 National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till to raise your level of no-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

Learn More

Top Articles

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More

Get all things Cover Crop all the time!

Start Your Membership