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Eight-year on-farm study reports improved yields following cereal rye

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields in seven site-years and corn yield in two-sites years, according to an eight-year study conducted by the… 412 more words

Arcadia Agenda Posted

If you’ve missed us at any of our meetings, here’s another opportunity to connect with us. This time, in Ohio.

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Organic Gardening: Growing and Harvesting Peanuts

Growing a late crop of peanuts, if your weather permits, has multiple benefits for your garden: crowds out weeds, adds nitrogen to the soil, holds the soil in place preventing erosion …… AND YOU GET PEANUTS! 18 more words

Summer Cover Crop

I was in a field this week where a summer cover crop was planted about a week after corn was harvested.  The grower planted quickly to avoid giving the weeds a chance to grow up once the corn was gone.   259 more words

Cover Crops

Cover Crops for Backyard Gardens: Why, When, What, How to Plant

Source: Garden&HomeDIY
December 6, 2016

Cover crops for backyard gardens – why, when, what and how to plant them in your garden beds. Cover crops are an easy way to add organic matter and nutrients to your soil. 11 more words