Cover Crop News

Studying How Cover Crops, Tillage Affect the Life in Soil

Kelly Craven, Ph.D., an associate professor of microbial symbiology, discusses his work with agronomist James Rogers, Ph.D., to better understand the impacts of cover cropping and tillage practices on the microbial communities, and ultimately the health, of Oklahoma soils.

Covered

A resurging interest in cover crops raises a new set of practical questions from farmers looking to improve soil health.

A Second Great Era

Bill Buckner, president and CEO, describes how the Noble Research Institute is providing solutions to farmers and ranchers as they, and others in agriculture, realize the opportunities offered by cover crops.

Perspective from a Cover Crop Research Funder

Sally Rockey, Ph.D., Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research executive director, shares her perspective on why FFAR's and the Noble Research Institute's investment in cover crops, and ultimately soil health, is important.

A Valuable Investment in Soil Health

Cover crops can boost soil health. But there is much to learn about which species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

Summertime Cover Crops for Cattle

James Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor of forage systems, is testing how cover crops can be grown as summer forage.

The Great Cover Crop Test

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, answers a rancher's questions about which cover crop species work best in Oklahoma and Texas.

Cover Crop Series: Vivant and Hunter Hybrid Turnips

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Vivant and Hunter Hybrid Turnips.

Cover Crop Series: Sweet Forever BMR Sorghum Sudan

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sweet Forever BMR Sorghum Sudan.

Cover Crop Series: Iron and Clay Cowpea

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Iron and Clay Cowpea.