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Hoosier Field Day Pushes Cover Crops – Annual Ryegrass – for Soil Health

From Hoosier Ag Today comes this article, about the value of cover crops on Midwest farmland. In particular, the field day spokesman, Hans Kok, said annual ryegrass has the great advantage of being able to uptake nitrogen left in the … Continue reading

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Annual Ryegrass Becoming a “Go-To” Cover Crop in More US Locations

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (Maryland) has this to say about annual ryegrass. (See below, in italics.) If you want to build soil without investing much in a cover crop, consider annual ryegrass. A quick-growing, non-spreading bunch grass, annual ryegrass is … Continue reading

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