Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Seeding and termination advice for cover crops

Seeding and termination keys to cover crop success
Posted  by Mark Dorenkamp

A researcher says advancements in seeding and termination have led to better results for farmers using cover crops.
Sarah Carlson with Practical Farmers of Iowa tells Brownfield most producers she works with start experimenting with cover crops by having it flown on.
“After they’ve had a few falls of no moisture, then they move to drilling cover crops to get better establishment.  So planes are still going to be used, but drills are gaining more popularity.”
She says drilling has proven to be more effective........(Click the link below to read more)

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