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Use Cover Crops to Reclaim Wet Ground By: 08/11/2014 @ 3:46pm

When wet soil conditions prevent spring planting in some fields, summer-planted full-season cover crops can reclaim the ground. The alternative of leaving fields bare over summer opens the door to soil…

In the Corn Belt, Cover Crops Keep Soil in Place By: 07/31/2014 @ 1:45pm

Even in the middle of the Corn Belt, cover crops can co-exist in a no-till, corn/soybean rotation. Ross Pauli, who farms rolling soils near Edwards in Peoria County, added cover crops to his corn/soybean…

Cover Crops: Try Rye By: 06/29/2014 @ 8:19am

Cereal Rye As a Cover Crop

Farming’s Future By: 06/28/2014 @ 5:51pm

Cover crops, no-till, rotations at Dakota Lakes

Handy Online Tool Aids Cover Crop Choice By: 05/09/2014 @ 1:09pm

It’s hard to ignore the cover crops buzz these days. But the additional cost of seed and fuel to plant, horror stories of rye turning into a rampant weed, and the plethora of options make it overwhelming for…

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