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.

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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Tips for Using Cover Crops in a Tillage System

It's a bit more challenging to fit cover crops into a tillage system, but there are opportunities if you create them, says Steve Groff.
It's a bit more challenging to fit cover crops into a tillage system, but there are opportunities if you create them, says Steve Groff. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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No-Till Farmer Web Page Offers Tips on Managing Prevented Planting Acres, Disaster Aid

The editors of <em>No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer</em> and <em>Cover Crop Strategies</em> assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
The editors of No-Till Farmer, Strip-Till Farmer and Cover Crop Strategies assembled this web page to serve as a source for growers looking for options on prevented-planting acres in the U.S. and potentially find sources of disaster aid.
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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Managing Herbicides When Planting Cover Crops

When planting cover crops, there are three factors to keep in mind in the context of using herbicides to control weeds: the herbicide half-life, the amount of rainfall received and the amount of organic matter.
When planting cover crops, there are three factors to keep in mind in the context of using herbicides to control weeds: the herbicide half-life, the amount of rainfall received and the amount of organic matter. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Attend the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill., August 1-2, 2019. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields.

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