Cover Crops

Don’t Farm Naked

A free workshop for landowners to learn about cover crops, soil health, and water quality. Dinner included with a RSVP! Workshop Speakers include: Katelyn Durst, Cover Crops Bill Beussing, Local NE KS Producer Will Boyer,…

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Don’t Farm Naked

A free workshop for landowners to learn about cover crops, soil health, and water quality. Dinner included with a RSVP! Workshop Speakers include: Katelyn Durst, Cover Crops Bill Beussing, Local NE KS Producer Will Boyer,…

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The Effects of Herbicide Carryover on Cover Crops

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Cover Crop Response to Herbicides

Cover crop response to herbicides will be influenced by a number of factors, including biological and biochemical characteristics of the plant, chemical characteristics of the herbicide, and weather conditions since herbicide application. The table linked below summarizes the response of selected cover crops to selected herbicides. For simplicity, no herbicide premixes are included in the list. The responses are cautious/conservative estimates based on published field research, herbicide labels, and a recent publication from the Take Action campaign (see below). A field bioassay is the most reliable method to determine crop response to potential herbicide residues.

Cover crop response to herbicides will be influenced by a number of factors, including biological and biochemical characteristics of the plant, chemical characteristics of the herbicide, and weather conditions since herbicide application. The table linked…

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Cover Crops: Small Scale Solutions for your Farm

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Post Corn, Going to Soybean: Use Cereal Rye

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Cover Crop Challenges

A mix of spring forage barely, Indian mustard, black oats, winter peas, and crimson clover was planted on April 1. Cows were put on it May 7 and pulled around June 21. At that time,…

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New ground: Where to start the regeneration process?

If you were getting a new piece of ground that had been conventionally tilled the last 16 years, where would you start the regeneration process?  I can’t soil test yet, but know that it hasn’t…

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Grazing Cover Crops: Winter Wheat vs Rye?

How can we work in cover crops following corn and soybean harvest that will get enough growth to be worthwhile? Is winter wheat better than rye? Question submitted from southeast Nebraska.

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Grazing Cover Crops: A How-To Guide

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Cover Crop Chart

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10 ways cover crops enhance soil health

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Cover Crops And No Till Management for Organic Systems

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Cover Crop Economics

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Rental Agreements for Cover Crop Grazing

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Cover Crops Helpful Links

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