Planting

Establishing cover crops remains the biggest challenge facing producers who currently use cover crops and is the second biggest barrier to cover crop adoption for non-users (2014-2015 Cover Crop Survey- CTIC & NC-SARE); below is the latest information from around the Midwest.

Managing Cover Crop Profitably Book CoverManaging Cover Crop Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (2007, 3rd ed.) is a good resource for getting started with cover crops.


Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm

Rob Myers, Charlie Ellis, Rich Hoormann, Tim Reinbott – University of Missouri; Newell Kitchen – USDA Agricultural Research Service; Jodie Reisner – USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Updated April 2016

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Making the Most of Mixtures: Considerations for Winter Cover Crops in Temperate Climates

Charlie White, Mary Barbercheck, Tianna DuPont, Denise Finney, Abbe Hamilton, Dave Hartman, Mena Hautau, Jermaine Hinds, Mitch Hunter, Jason Kaye, and James LaChance – Pennsylvania State University

2015

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