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David Powell

Cover Crop Termination

Spring green up and growth of cover crops is occurring and has been for several weeks in some areas. You should consider terminating cover crop stands sooner rather than later, especially if the soil and environmental conditions allow. Even though cover crops reduce soil erosion, improve nutrient capturing and benefit residue management, THEY ARE NOW WEEDS! Complete control of cover crops during the early spring is critical for future crop yield. There are two main types of cover crops, broadleaves and grasses, and we need to distinguish the best way to manage these different types. Broadleaf Cover Crops: While [...]

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