Cover Crop News

Cover Crop Series: Super Sugar Sterile

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Super Super Sterile.

Cover Crop Series: Cover Crop Mixture

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews a cover crops mixture from a combination of all 42 cover crop varieties.

Cover Crop Series: Tifleaf III Pearl Millet

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Tifleaf III Pearl Millet.

Cover Crop Series: White Wonder Foxtail Millet

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews White Wonder Foxtail Millet.

Cover Crop Series: Golden German Foxtail Millet

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Golden German Foxtail Millet.

Cover Crop Series: Browntop Millet

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews one of his favorite grass cover crops: Browntop Millet.

Cover Crops Add Diversity for Wildlife

Cover crops can add diversity to a system to benefit wildlife species in addition to extending the grazing season and improving soil health.

Cover Crop Economic Considerations

Many factors should be considered to determine the economic value of cover crops.

Observations of 20-Plus Cover Crop Species

Noble Research Institute staff have experimented with growing cover crops in various environments in the Ardmore, Oklahoma, area over the past several years. Here are some observations.

Cover Crops: A Tool in Agricultural Production

Cover crops are a tool in agricultural production just as tractors and herbicides are tools. When used correctly and with purpose, they can be effective. When used incorrectly or with unrealistic expectations, they can be harmful.