Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2018: $16,352.00
Projected End Date: 08/31/2020
Grant Recipient: Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Cover crops have not been widely adopted yet in southeast Texas. Among other reasons, obtaining good stand establishment limit the adoption this practice. Others issues that need to be explored include identifying which cover crop species are best suited for the region, and how to manage them to maximize their ability to suppress weeds. Spencer Samuelson, graduate student at Texas A&M, discusses his research and shows his field plots on cereal rye cover crop management for weed suppression.
This product is associated with the project "Developing Suitable Cover Crop Systems for South Texas: Evaluating Different Late-Summer and Winter Cover Crop Species"