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Plant and Manage Cover Crops for Maximum Weed Suppression


A cover crop planted correctly and managed well can give nearly 100% weed control while it is growing, and substantial weed management benefits in subsequent vegetables. However, a cover crop poorly managed can become a weedy mess and make a ...

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Cover Crops Improve No-till Corn


No-till corn is a tough sell to most farmers. Farmers are tilling ahead of corn planting because  they typically see a yield increase with tillage that covers the added costs. Often corn yields  drop slightly after switching to no-till, perhaps ...

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