Production and Harvesting

Information on cover crops, including clover, wheat, canola, rye and hairy vetch, diversified grazing systems, no-till farming, managing soils and a crop adviser study guide. Tips on cover crop control and extending grazing season with brassicas.

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Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops
Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops - Articles Articles

Watch Out for 2,4-D Drift Injury to Off-Target Crops

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

We have heard about claims of 2,4-D injury to commercial grapevines in Pennsylvania, potentially stemming from applications in nearby field crops. More
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
Burndown Herbicide Considerations - Articles Articles

Burndown Herbicide Considerations

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Air temperature before, during, and after application can influence control with burndown. More
John D. Byrd, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
Cover Crop Control Considerations - Articles Articles

Cover Crop Control Considerations

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Looking for a herbicide recommendation to control your cover crop? More
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems
Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems - Articles Articles

Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

Cover crops can cover the soil to protect against soil erosion; improve the soil by adding organic matter, nutrients, and stability; and scavenge leftover nutrients. More
Anthony LeBude, NC State University, Bugwood.org
Special Cover Crop Control Considerations - Articles Articles

Special Cover Crop Control Considerations

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Most cover crops are fairly easy to control in a burndown program as long as you pay attention to detail. More
Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops - Articles

Herbicides Persistence and Rotation to Cover Crops

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

The question about whether corn or soybean herbicide programs will pose a problem for establishing fall cover crops has become a common. More