Verified FBN Member (IA)

Agronomy

What are guys doing for cover crops on PP acres?

I’ve considered soybeans, oats, rye ect. Just curious what some others are doing.

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

I tried Red Clover. I forgot that it starts REAL SLOW. I had dreams of planting into it next spring no till. However, I may have to destr...

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

I planted sunflowers mixed with unused treated bean seed. 3 to 1 ratio sunflowers to beans. Doing great and the song birds will be very happ...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

Oats and soybeans used up extra bean 1 bu.oats 1/3 bu. Beans


Verified FBN Member (KS)

Cereal rye has worked well for me before beans. I have extra if someone needs some. 785-221-5566

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

Oats and soybeans

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Verified FBN Member (MI)

Yes, Oats. I like the comments about using up left over soybeans as a cover corp. I have some treated ones that I have heard do not germina...

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Verified FBN Member (IN)

Daikon radishes and Austrian winter peas in alternating 15 inch rows. Corn will be planted over the radishes in the spring.


Verified FBN Member (SD)

Nitro mix from Agacy seeds. If going to corn in 20

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

We just planted soybeans. Had the equipment, familiar with necessary weed control, frost will kill it, free seed due to treated seed that w...

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

15# oats, 15# soybeans, 2.5# radishes

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

You will have to consider what herbicides you may have applied this spring. May prevent germination of some cover crops.

Also need to consid...

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Verified FBN Member (IN)

I’m planting sunflowers then in September I’m getting my wheat started we planted so late don’t think I will have beans out before we can pl...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

I'm planting a seven species mix that we will graze after the cattle come off grass. Should be good for the soil and the cattle. Going to so...

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Verified FBN Member (KS)

Consider what crop you will be planting next to avoid allelopathy.

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

That was one of the biggest things I learned at a recent field day I attended. I have very little experience with cover crops but nobody ha...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

I had a drone startup spread a small seeded mix of annual rye, radish, crimson clover, and dwarf essex rape in drown out patches a few weeks...

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Verified FBN Member (IA)

Rantizo is the startup that did the seeding. I believe the hopper holds about 30# and we were seeding 10 to 20# per acre. It worked great on...

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Verified FBN Member (MO)

What is this set up even called..the drone and seeder part of the deal... will it hold enough for even an acre?

Verified FBN Member (IA)

Here are a couple pictures of the day it was seeded.

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