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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How to Design a Cover Crop Mixture for Multiple Goals
How to Design a Cover Crop Mixture for Multiple Goals - Videos Videos
Researchers describe the main findings of the “Cover Crop Cocktails” research project at Penn State looking at cover crop mixtures that can provide multiple benefits. More
Benefits and Challenges of Planting Cover Crop Mixtures
Benefits and Challenges of Planting Cover Crop Mixtures - Videos Videos
Farmers discuss what are the benefits and challenges of incorporating cover crop mixtures into their farming operations. More
Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective?
Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective? - Videos Videos

Are Cover Crop Mixtures Cost Effective?

Barbara Baraibar Padro

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Farmers discuss when they think cover crop mixtures can be cost effective in an organic crop grain rotation. More
Precut Rye Straw
Precut Rye Straw - Videos Videos

Precut Rye Straw

Andrew Frankenfield

Precut rye straw is a good alternative to conventional small grain straw since it is made in late spring and many crops can be planted after it's harvest. More
Part 3: Opening Discs, Gauge Wheels, Critical Wear Areas
Part 3: Opening Discs, Gauge Wheels, Critical Wear Areas - Videos Videos
Part 3 of the video series, No-till Planters: Design Features, Adjustment and Maintenance, that covers components of a corn planter that are critical for successful no-till planting. More
No-till and Cover Crops - Tips for Management
No-till and Cover Crops - Tips for Management - Videos Videos
Our panel of farmers discuss the reasons why they consider cover crops to be a vital part of their no-till system in part 2 of this series. More
Part 1: Planter Leveling, Row Cleaners, Coulters
Part 1: Planter Leveling, Row Cleaners, Coulters - Videos Videos
Part 1 of the video series, No-till Planters: Design Features, Adjustment and Maintenance. Covers components of a corn planter that are critical for successful no-till planting. More