The Use of Cover Crops in Western Kansas Crop Rotation in Lieu of Summerfallowing, and the Economic Return of Both

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2003: $4,635.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2004
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $6,360.00
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
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  • Agronomic: oats, wheat
  • Animals: bovine


  • Crop Production: continuous cropping, cover crops, no-till, conservation tillage
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: green manures, organic matter, soil quality/health
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.