Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

cereal rye as cover crop in corn field

National Survey Shows a Wide Range of Cover Crop Benefits as Acreage Continues to Expand

August 20, 2020
The most recent survey included perspectives from 1,172 farmers representing every state and included a detailed exploration of “planting green” as well as crop insurance use among cover croppers.

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Farmer Input Sought for 2020 National Cover Crop Survey

April 2, 2020
These surveys have provided valuable information about the use of cover crops and their impact on crop production and soil health including information that helped frame policy with the USDA agencies NRCS and FSA.

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Sorghum field trial near Gordon
Figure 1. Check out sorghum field trials and visit with researchers about their findings and the potential for growing sorghum in the Panhandle at a Sept. 5 Field Day near Gordon.

Grain Sorghum Field Day Near Gordon Sept. 5

August 29, 2019
Research on sorghum varieties, production methods, and the crop’s potential for the Panhandle will be the focus of a Nebraska Extension Grain Sorghum Field Day Sept. 5 near Gordon.

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