All posts by Angela McClure, Extension Corn and Soybean Specialist

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Extension Corn and Soybean Specialist

Use Full Nitrogen Rate behind Mixed Cover Crops

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Frequent rains have put everybody behind schedule this spring for terminating their cover crops.  Termination timing impacts how quickly cover crops start to break down, potentially releasing nitrogen to corn, however, recent research suggests many cover mixtures are quite limited in their ability to contribute enough nitrogen to warrant cutting fertilizer rates. Continue reading