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Seeding Annual Ryegrass in Manure Slurry

Tim Harrigan, University of Michigan associate professor and agronomist, has developed farm equipment to deliver cover crop seed as part of a tank of manure slurry. Livestock farmers have excess manure; planting a cover crop creates the perfect way to … Continue reading

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Planting Annual Ryegrass – Tips for Success

The last blog post discussed the best planting dates for annual ryegrass, depending on whether you drill or broadcast with plane or high clearance equipment. Many others are broadcasting annual ryegrass seed (after corn harvest) mixed in with manure slurry. … Continue reading

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U of Mich. Tim Harrigan Pushes Cover Crops and Manure for Soil Quality

  You can’t till, nor can you no-till your way out of a soil quality problem, says Tim Harrigan with Michigan State University Extension. Additional organic inputs such as crop residue, manure and cover crops are needed to increase organic … Continue reading

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