Making Cover Crops Work in Areas with Less Than 20" of Rainfall.
Real examples of farmers from dryland areas that are using cover crops. And I introduce you to a farmer who proclaimed he has the lowest annual rainfall (no irrigation) of any farmer in the world who plants cover crops!
Cover Crop Lessons Learned from my Trip to Belgium and Romania
What are Belgium farmers planting with their cash crop of oilseed rape for weed control and nutrients? How are Romanian farmers dealing with a Government mandate to grow cover crops on a certain percentage of their acres?
5 Reasons Why You Should Plan 12 Months in Advance for Cover Crops
Just as we plan ahead for our cash crops, the degree of cover crop success can be directly related to how well we plan ahead. What should you be thinking about a year in advance to reap those benefits?
What I've Learned after 22 years of No-Tilling and Using Cover Crops in Pumpkins and Squash
Of all the veggie crops, pumpkins and squash may be the easiest to no-till into cover crop. Growing cleaner pumpkins has been a compelling reason to do this and is why 75% of the pumpkins in my area are no-tilled!