Tag Archives: cover crops

UGA Southeast REC hosts annual field day online Aug. 12

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University of Georgia faculty will share the latest research on cotton, soybeans, corn and other southeast Georgia crops during the annual Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center Field Day held online Aug. 12. Research and Extension faculty will present current research conducted at the Midville facility to include agronomic, pest and disease management of row crops as well as plant ... Read More »

10 Key Impacts Of Cover Crops On Soil Health

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Cover crops protect and improve the soil when a cash crop is not growing. Ways that cover crops lead to better soil health and potentially better farm profits are outlined in the following 10 key impacts. 1 Cover crops feed many types of soil organisms. Most soil fungi and bacteria are beneficial to crops. They feed on carbohydrates from plant ... Read More »

Southern Cover Crops Council

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Group works to double cover crop acreage. Need help deciding which cover crop to plant? What crops match the goals you are trying to achieve in your fields between production seasons? A new resource is available to help producers with these decisions. The Southern Cover Crops Council was formed in July 2017. The group includes farmers, university researchers, Extension specialists, ... Read More »