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A resurging interest in cover crops raises a new set of practical questions from farmers looking to improve soil health.
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The term "cover crop" refers to any crop grown between seasons of a primary crop harvested for food, fiber and fuel purposes.
The Cover Crop Series videos evaluate nearly 100 species from the Southern Great Plains.
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Scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox (available at: alfalfatoolbox.org) as a comprehensive, web-based portal to address practical challenges for alfalfa production and accelerate breeding to develop new enhanced cultivars with better performance.
Nitrogen fertilizers are necessary but also costly. Researchers are looking into ways to improve plants' natural abilities to efficiently use nitrogen.
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.
NF402 and Heavy Grazer II have both shown excellent winter hardiness when compared to other oat cultivars grown in the Southern Great Plains.