Friday, September 22, 2017
After a couple days harvesting corn, it is dry enough again to return to cutting beans. Boy, oh, boy has it been hot! 236 more words
More conventional row-crop farmers are diving into cover crops and seeing increased yield, better soil health, increased soil moisture and better weed control.
More farmers across the nation are employing cover crops and are committing more acreage to the practice, according to a new survey by USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program and the Conservation Technology Information Center at Purdue University. 11 more words
Following the use of cover crops, farmers reported increased yields of corn, soybeans and wheat, and improved control of herbicide-resistant weeds, according to a nationwide survey. 535 more words
Tomorrow at noon EDT representatives from SARE, Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) and the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) will host a media call following the rollout of the 2017 cover crop survey report. 124 more words
With corn and soybean harvest approaching, many folks are planting their cover crops, or planning to plant their cover crops as soon as they can. The biggest question we are getting these days is whether cover crop seeding recommendations need to be changed because of the… 376 more words