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#Grow15: Benefits of No-Till, Cover Crops Mimic Mother Nature By: 09/01/2015 @ 10:10pm

In an average year, Norton County, Kansas receives about 25-inches of rainfall. Even if the rain fell at the right time, it is seldom enough to profitably grow a cash crop of corn. This isn't the Corn…

Want More Yield? Broadcast Cover Crops 48 Hours After Harvest! By: 08/30/2015 @ 11:00pm

Many growers are beginning to ask how they should be planting cover crops. BECK’S Cover Crop Establishment Study - 2014 is designed to help answer that question. We will be looking at applying the cover crop…

Women in Ag: Cover Cropping By: 08/25/2015 @ 9:09am

We have been experimenting with cover crops on our farm for a few years now, but this year my brother has started selling cover crop seeds and custom applying them for some of our neighbors. Pictured here is…

Issue Preview: Surprising Cover Crop Benefits By: 07/30/2015 @ 4:47pm

By Jessie Scott  There are probably two dozen benefits of cover crops, says Ray McCormick, who has used cover crops on his farm in Vincennes, Indiana, for 13 years. “When you grow cover crops, you leave…

Issue Preview: Cover Crop Classroom By: 07/30/2015 @ 1:31pm

There’s a giant classroom happening on farms all across the Corn Belt today, and that’s a good place for it. So says Bert Strayer about the on-the-job learning curve that is happening with cover crops…

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