Cover Crops

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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Cover Crop/Soil Health Field Day

Nebraska Extension is hosting a Field Day at the Daryl Obermeyer NRCS Soil Health Demonstration Site located between Auburn & Brownville in eastern Nemaha County, NE (1.5 miles south of Highway 136 on 643A Ave)….

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Flickner Innovation Farm Field Day

The Flickner Innovation Farm will host a field day event on Tuesday, August 31, highlighting current work by local producers, industry members and Kansas State University researchers to conserve water use while improving water quality…

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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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