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You finally did it. You took the leap of faith and grew small grains last year. Everything went great – you got your weeds back under control and grew an amazing clover cover crop. Next year you’re going back to corn – but, uh oh, hold on, it’s not business as usual. Now that you’ve […]

December 14, 2017 


Small grains cost-share dollars are now available for farmers in Iowa, Minnesota and WisconsinFor Release: September 21, 2017 Download PDF (103 kB) Contacts: Alisha Bower | Midwest Cover Crop Associate | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] Sarah Carlson | Midwest Cover Crops Director | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 [...]

September 21, 2017 


Extending and diversifying a crop rotation to include a small grain presents farmers with the opportunity to generate biological soil nitrogen using forage legume(green manure) cover crops seeded in the spring and summer. Farmer-cooperator, Dick Sloan grew corn following red clover that was frost-seeded into a cereal rye seed crop and also after a mix […]

December 9, 2015 


Fall Legume Cover CropsPublished: February 7, 1989 Download PDF (345 kB) View Fullscreen

February 7, 1989