Cover Crops in Prevented Planting

July 28, 2015

 

It’s estimated that about 5% of corn and soybean fields were lost causing about $300 million in crop value lost in 2015’s floods.  Are some of your fields a part of this?  Unfortunately it’s too late to plant a cash crop for 2015 but Cover crops are a great way to protect your soil and even add nutrients for the 2016 season.  Need help deciding what to plant to help your soil?  Here is a great link that will go over all the details of each kind of cover crop.

 

 

 

University of Minnesota Extension: Prevented plant, cover crop and forage options.

 

Just a reminder that we are offering grants for Prevented Planting Cover Crops in St. Joseph County (IN).  Contact our office for an application.  Deadline is August 7, 2015.  www.stjosephswcd.org, (574) 936-2024 ext. 4, info@stjosephswcd.org, or come into our office at 2903 Gary Drive,

 

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