Cover crop considerations for 2012


With a growing season like we are having in 2012, it is likely that residual nitrate concentrations will be high, especially if corn was harvested early as silage or if yields are well below expected levels. One benefit of planting cover crops after corn silage, small grain, or a processing vegetable crop, or after manure application is that cover crop can take up residual nitrate and reduce the risk of nitrate leaching…(click here to read more)