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Annual Ryegrass Helps Weed Control in No-Till Acreage

There are times when evidence from on-farm research, from growers, differs from evidence from university plots. Earlier this year, the long brewing animosity over annual ryegrass emerged again, when Purdue University weed scientist Bill Johnson again claimed that the cover … Continue reading

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Midwest Cover Crop Council Publishes Cover Crop Manual

Producers who want to prevent soil erosion, improve nutrient cycling, sustain their soils, and protect the environment have been returning to a very old practice: planting cover crops. Although farmers have been using cover crops for centuries, today’s producers are … Continue reading

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Try a Cover Crop for Fields Unplanted this Spring

In Ag.com today, Successful Farming writer Jeff Caldwell advises those with empty fields this July, because of earlier flooding and rain, to consider a summer cover crop. Here’s the article, and here’s a link to the page: If flooding kept … Continue reading

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Purdue Explains Herbicide Use for Cover Crops

In a recent post, Purdue University researchers posted an article on the use of herbicides on cover crops. Herbicide manufacturers don’t address cover crops, per se, so Purdue is offering some new insights. Here’s a portion of the article. Click … Continue reading

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