Resources from the April 14, 2021 webinar.
Learn about the benefits of incorporating legume cover crops after winter wheat in a crop rotation.
Learn about cover crop termination timing, residual herbicides, and yield through research being conduction at UW-Madison that investigates the impact of fall-seeded cereal rye cover crops on weed control in corn and soybean fields in Wisconsin.
Learn about the crop rotation benefit of including a small grain, variety selection, planting guidelines, and nutrient and pest management practices.
Learn about UW-Madison research experiments that evaluate the value of cereal rye cover crops in non-GMO, food-grade soybean.
Resources from the March 10, 2021 webinar.
Decision making tools discussed in 2020 Badger Crop Connect webinars.
Cover crop resources from Badger Crop Connect 2020 webinars.
Extension Specialists’ presentations from Badger Crop Connect 2020 webinars.
Weed control publications discussed on Badger Crop Connect 2020 webinars.
Pest management guidelines from Badger Crop Connect 2020 series
Cover crops are grown to protect the soil and store nutrients left behind by the cash crop. While above ground growth is important to protect soil from erosion due to rain drop splash, root growth below ground is important for improving soil characteristics in the root zone.