Cover Crops

Triticale crimped before adding green beans

Production of Soybean or Green Bean Following a Crimped Cover Crop

March 7, 2019
Based on Nebraska research and a review of findings from other studies, best management practices for crimping rye before planting soybean or green bean are explored. Data on degree of weed control and soybean yields are included.

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Early-planted rye

Central Nebraska Cover Crops Conference

February 18, 2019
From seeding to innovative methods to incorporate cover crops to grazing options, the Central Nebraska Cover Crops Conference offers the latest information to help Nebraska growers profitably incorporate cover crops into their operation.

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Cattle grazing cover crops
The benefits of grazing cover crops will be one feature of the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference March 6 in Beatrice.

Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference March 6

February 4, 2019
Soil health, cover crops, and grazing annual cover crops will be among the topics at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference on Wednesday, March 6, in Beatrice.

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Market Journal for Feb. 1, 2019

The Wonder of Hops Among Market Journal Segments

February 1, 2019
This week's show includes segments on the value and wonder of hops, the importance of estate planning, a look at the grain and beef markets, the forecast for next week, and information about the Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop.

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Cattle grazing cover crops

Cover Crop Grazing: Impacts on Soils and Crop Yields

January 22, 2019
Results from a three-year study in rainfed and irrigated no-till cropping systems in Nebraska suggest that moderate cattle grazing of cover crops may not negatively impact soil properties and crop production.

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Cover crop field trial

Conference Offers Information, Answers for Today’s Farming Challenges

January 11, 2019
Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 28-29 in Kearney. Day-of, walk-in registrations will be accepted.

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A field of cover crops

Nebraska Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference Set for Feb. 14

January 11, 2019
Soil health "rock stars" are on the speaker line-up for the February 14 Nebraska Cover Crop Conference. It's free, but seats are limited and registration is required.

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Hairy vetch cover crop

Impact of Cover Crop Management on Rainfed Corn Production in Western Nebraska

January 9, 2019
Researchers report their findings from a one-year cover crop study at two sites in western Nebraska to study the impact of planting and termination dates and cover crop species selection. This article is part of the Crop Production Clinic Proceedings 2019.

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