Cover Crop Management in the Upper Midwest

Final Report for FNC95-117

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1995: $2,332.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1995
Region: North Central
State: Illinois
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Project Information


Water quality concerns and the increasing costs of off-farm inputs provide encouraement for alterntive farming practices.

Objective: To aerially seed rye into standing corn and alsike clover into standing soybeans to alleviate soil erosionand provide green manure for crop nutrients and allelopathic mulch for weed control and mositure retention.

Results: Awaiting final report for data on yield, weed control and soil tests.


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