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Annual Ryegrass in a Cover Crop Mix with Rapeseed

Ron Althof is an agronomist and cover crop seed specialist working out of Effingham, Illinois. In a recent conversation, he talked about the value of cover crop mixes. And while some “cocktail” mixes can contain more than a dozen different … Continue reading

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Annual Ryegrass Videos – Basics and Advanced Information

Perhaps you’ve already seen these dozen videos about annual ryegrass, both about how to plant and manage it, but also the benefits of having a cover crop on your soil. Click here if you want to review them…the link here … Continue reading

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Annual Ryegrass Sales Brisk on Production Gains in 2012

Sales of annual ryegrass seed this year have been “pretty good” said Illinois-based agronomist Ron Althoff. Even with extremely dry summer months, farmers were banking on enough rain to germinate annual ryegrass seed, while also hoping against a subsequent dry … Continue reading

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Radish Cover Crops – “Overblown” Benefits Compared to Annual Ryegrass

Ron Althoff, a grower and seed distributor from Effingham, IL., says that the benefits of oilseed radish as a cover crop are overblown, especially if it’s planted solo as a cover crop. “Many are attracted to radish as a cover … Continue reading

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