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The Long-Term Costs of Covering Up

How much cover crops cost to implement and whether they can make you money is a subject of heated debate. Costs are obvious: seed, time and fuel to plant and terminate them. Read more in this article from University of Minnesota Extension.
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Crunching the Numbers on Cover Cropping Practices

Results from the first Cover Crop Strategies Benchmark Study reveal the seeding methods, mixes and management that strip-tillers are implementing on their operations.
Our editors dig deep into the cover cropping habits of strip-tillers, evaluating seeding methods, termination practices, variety selection and much more in the first Cover Crop Strategies Benchmark Study. Nearly 1,500 respondents identifying themselves as farmers or ranchers participated in the study, including more than 200 strip-tillers. 
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NRCS Issues Guidelines On Cover Crop Termination

Important questions about federal crop-insurance eligibility are still being discussed by USDA’s Risk Management Authority.
The NRCS released new guidelines on the termination of cover crops that could answer a few uncertainties on how covers should be managed in different climates in the U.S., but the RMA is still addressing questions about its policies with cover crops and eligibility for federal crop insurance.
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