Contents tagged with cover crops

13 November 2023

Explore the financial benefits of cover crops and stewardship schemes

23 August 2023

Learn about the types of cover crops that are suitable for feeding to livestock.

22 February 2024

Find out why choosing the right cover crop is critical to avoid rotational conflicts and minimise disease risks to the following crops.

23 August 2023

Find out how cover crops can disrupt pest life cycles and reduce their populations.

22 February 2024

Find out how cover crops can suppress weeds and volunteers by competing for light, water and nutrients.

23 August 2023

Find out how cover crops can disrupt pest and pathogen life cycles and suppress weeds.

22 February 2024

Find out how incorporated crop residues can increase soil organic matter and affect soil moisture and biology.

22 December 2023

Find out about the different types of cover crops, their potential benefits, and how to grow and evaluate them.

23 August 2023

With diverse options of cover crops and systems, finding an approach that fits your farming situation is important.

23 August 2023

Cover crops are usually killed before or during soil preparation for the next cash crop. Methods of destruction vary markedly and depend on growth (canopy size and type of growth), equipment and objectives.

24 August 2023

Cover crop establishment is affected by several factors, including species, soil type, weather and the rotation.

23 August 2023

Mineralisation is influenced by many factors and affects how quickly nitrogen becomes available to crops.

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