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    • 4.6 • 23 Ratings

Podcast by Cover Crop Strategies

    Apply Manure to Covers in the Fall or Spring

    Apply Manure to Covers in the Fall or Spring

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Brian Dougherty, Iowa State University Extension Field Agricultural Engineer. Dougherty will discuss ideal timing for applying manure to cover crops, how cash crop and cover crop yields are affected by manure application, how manure application affects water quality, and more.

    • 25 min
    Soil Life Needs Food — Like Cover Crops

    Soil Life Needs Food — Like Cover Crops

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Richard Purdin, Ag & Natural Resource Educator with The Ohio State University. Purdin will discuss factors to consider when starting out with cover crops, the economic benefits of cover crops, the soil health benefits of covers, and more.

    • 32 min
    Winter Rye, Triticale Good Choices For Fall Planted Cover Crops

    Winter Rye, Triticale Good Choices For Fall Planted Cover Crops

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Kevin Shelley, Farm Nutrient & Cover Crop Specialist with the University of Wisconsin Nutrient & Pest Management Program. Shelley will discuss planting cover crops after corn silage for spring forage harvest, setting up fall planted cover crops for success, managing cover crops for forage use, and more.

    • 30 min
    Interseeding Covers Into Corn

    Interseeding Covers Into Corn

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Axel Garcia y Garcia, Associate Professor of Agronomy & Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota. Garcia y Garcia will discuss how interseeding helps cover crops fit into a cropping system, different methods for interseeding cover crops, timing of interseeding covers into corn, and more.

    • 30 min
    Cover Crops Good Alternative To Fallow Fields In Dryland Systems

    Cover Crops Good Alternative To Fallow Fields In Dryland Systems

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Augustine Obour, a soil scientist with Kansas State University. Obour will discuss using cover crops for soil health and forage in dryland systems, how cover crops use moisture in dryland growing systems, which cover crop species work best in arid climates, and more.

    • 33 min
    Rain Is Like A Bomb Going Off On The Soil Surface

    Rain Is Like A Bomb Going Off On The Soil Surface

    This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Jason Mallard, an Ag and Natural Resources Agent with University of Georgia Extension. Mallard will discuss the difference between water infiltration and percolation, how cover crops improve water quality, how cover crops protect the soil, and more.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Greg PV ,

Multi species with wheat

Steve, I just listed to this podcast. We have a growing number of cattle producers growing wheat for silage in our area which lets them cut it in early June and still plant a full season soybean or corn silage crop afterwards. With that said, is there a legume that would either reduce inputs, improve silage quality or both that you would recommend intercropping with the wheat? We are talking fall planted wheat in Northwest Ohio. Thanks

Rambo JoBo ,

Tremendous Information

I cannot thank you enough on the amount of
insight, education and motivation for no-till farming. I love the sharing of ideas and real life experience from both the farmers and facilitators, your podcast has kept me on a focused direction for a no-till operation on my new farm in SW Oregon...keep up the great work!

FarmerGood ,

Great information

Fantastic podcast. My only reason for 4 stars is that the audio ain’t great sometimes.

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