Navigating cover crop planting during a busy harvest can present many challenges. University of Illinois Extension Educator, Nathan Johanning, has been researching cover crop planting dates and seeding rates through a funded project with the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program.

In this video filmed at the Belleville Research Center, he provides insights into planting dates for crimson clover and balansa clover after no-till soybeans into corn. Nathan provides a tour of each plot and shares observations from the field. To learn more about this ISA check-off funded project and find results, visit ILSoyAdvisor’s Research Hub:

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About the Author: Kelsey Litchfield

Kelsey Litchfield is the Agronomic Outreach Specialist for the Illinois Soybean Association. In her role, she manages ILSoyAdvisor media platforms and assists the agronomy team with events and field days. A native of Rio, IL, Kelsey earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2017 where she double majored in Agricultural Communications and Broadcast Journalism.

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