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crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure

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Experimental treatments included four different cover crop combinations such as Axonopus compressus, Calopogonium caeruleum + Centrosema pubescens, Mucuna bracteata, Pueraria javanica + Centrosema pubescens, and herbicidal control by glufosinate-ammonium and weedy control.
It was concluded that it may be feasible to increase cover crop biomass yield in conservation agriculture systems in the Eastern Cape through the selection of white oat and triticale as cover crops.
According to the firm, Salford and Valmar have been steadily increasing their level of cooperation in order to offer farmers a flexible, effective cover crop application tool.
Renner described the advantages of both no-till and cover crops for farmers that grow crops like corn and soybeans.
Hence, in many conservation agriculture systems, cover crop species have been selected based on the biomass production and N-fixing capacity [2,6].
Utilizing cover crops after moving the pigs out of a paddock provides erosion control while increasing biomass and fertility of the topsoil.
The calendar pages for the month of February 2018 focused on cover crops, with several words and terms like erosion, organic matter and tillage.
Unless we're planting a cover crop, once we've cleaned out all the old plants from a bed, we go ahead and lay down mulch even if it's in the middle of the season.
The cover crops grew over the summer, and in September, more than 70 volunteers worked for hours on a Saturday to cut the cover crop and lay down 60 yards of donated woodchip mulch.
Cover crop is a term applied to any number of species that farmers, ranchers, and landowners may plant to help manage soil erosion and fertility, preserve moisture content, and control weeds and diseases.
But if farmers decide to plow, then they should consider adopting a high-residue cover crop and immediately return to their conservation system in subsequent years.