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Cover Crops for Soil Health and Nutrient Conservation and Update on the PSU Cover Crop Interseeder
Dr. Sjoerd Duiker presents how cover crops can be used to conserve nutrients over the winter, reduce erosion, and replace nitrogen fertilizer needs in the following crop. Dr. Greg Roth presents an update on the PSU Cover Crop Interseeder, including results from field trials testing the establishment of different cover crop species when interseeded into standing corn crops.
Watch the webinar now (recorded Feb. 11, 2013).
Related resources include:
- Cover Crop Interseeder and Applicator Fact Sheet
- Cover Crops for Nutrient Conservation, Erosion Control and Supplemental Forage - Demonstration Project Results. Demonstration plots of cover crop mixtures were planted at 8 to 12 dairy farms across Pennsylvania in each of 3 years. Here you will find results of the cover crop performance, including biomass accumulation and nutrient uptake.
About this Series
This webinar is part of the Cover Crop Innovations Webinar Series, hosted by Penn State Extension in winter 2013. Other webinars in the series can be found here.
The Cover Crop Innovations Webinar Series is a component of the training initiative sponsored by the Northeast SARE Pennsylvania State Program. More information about the training initiative is available here.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ONE12-172, Refining the potential for interseeding cover crops in corn.
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