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Cover crop mixtures: new factsheet

Selecting, seeding, and managing cover crop mixtures is the topic of a new factsheet from eOrganic written by our colleagues at Penn State. I had a chance to talk with Charlie White recently about their project and I’ll be sharing … Continue reading

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Silver buckshot: a cover crop analogy for hunting season

I heard someone on the radio today say “there is no silver bullet, there’s silver buckshot.” The¬†context was completely unrelated to farming, but I liked it and I was immediately reminded of cover cropping, farming in general, and the multi-pronged … Continue reading

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Two ingredient cover crop cocktails

Someone branded cover crop mixtures as “cocktails” and it has stuck. Even NRCS has adopted the “cocktail” label: Regardless of what they’re called, the new multi-species mixtures are very exciting,¬†results are intriguing, and these cocktails are probably the cover cropping … Continue reading

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