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Cover crop management and termination

{Tool} Cover crop management and termination. Creator(s): Plumer, Mike and Berger, Steve. Issuing Organisation(s): SARE - Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education. (2014)

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Summary

In this webinar, two experts, one consultant from Illinois and one farmer from Iowa, speak about cover crops in conventional farming systems. In their farms cover crops termination is based on herbicides. The tool is not addressed to organic farmers, but some concepts, reduced tillage, cover crop benefits and the importance of correctly timing crop operations, can be useful also in other farming systems.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Cover crop management in conventional farming systems
What problem does the tool address?:Cover crop management in conventional farming systems.
Moist spring can be a problem when cover crops need to be terminated on time for spring sowings.
What solution does the tool offer?:Field experiences for several cover crops on conventional systems.
Country:United States of America
Type of Practice Tool:Web
Theme:Soil quality and fertility
Keywords:arable farming, cover crop, soil quality
Keywords:arable farming, cover plants, soil quality
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
cover plants
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1936
English
arable farming
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
English
soil quality
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_a9645d28
English
soil fertility
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_7170
Subjects: Soil
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > Selected tools
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
USA > Other organizations
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/32543
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Krabsen, Janne
ID Code:32543
Deposited On:18 Apr 2018 14:50
Last Modified:22 Mar 2021 10:50
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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