Cover crops

Albert Lea Seed House acquires Blue River Organic Seed  

Albert Lea Seed House, owner of Viking Corn & Soybeans and one of the largest suppliers of organic field seed in the U.S., has acquired Blue Riv... more »

Weeds, soil health top organic growers’ concerns, survey shows

It should be no surprise that controlling weeds remains the most pressing production challenge for organic produce growers, and that nemesis was ident... more »

Ladino clover effective for row middles in plasticulture

Researchers at Clemson University showed that the use of ladino clover can be an effective living row middle cover crop for row middles in plasticultu... more »

Rodale starts study on replacing plastic mulch with cover crops

The Rodale Institute California Organic Center recently started a new research project: Replacing Plastic Mulch with Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable ... more »

Assess summer cover crop benefits before organic vegetable in the fall

Weed control and building soil nutrients are major challenges for organic growers, but a new study at Iowa State University (ISU) found the right choi... more »

New cover crop research informs plans for groundwater sustainability

Cover crop research conducted by a team of university researchers is now helping to inform and shape policy to implement the Sustainable Groundwater M... more »

How to apply for cover crops financial help during pandemic disruption

Agricultural producers who have coverage under most crop insurance policies are eligible for a premium benefit from the USDA if they planted cover cro... more »

Why horticultural growers love cover crops

CCover crops are widely used in agriculture to strengthen soils and keep weeds away, but a recent survey showed fruit and vegetable growers are using ... more »

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