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Cover Crop Strategies Podcast
31 minutes | 9 days ago
Got Ruts? Got Compaction
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Aaron Daigh, Associate Professor of Soil Physics & Hydrology, North Dakota State University. Daigh discuss why deep tillage is never the answer to alleviate soil compaction, what visual indicators mean growers have soil compaction issues, the yield impact soil compaction can have and more.
31 minutes | 9 days ago
Cover Crops Outcompete Weeds
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Bill Johnson, professor of weed science with Purdue University. Johnson discuss how field management impacts weed problems, how herbicide applications influence cover crops and cash crops, herbicide antagonism and more.
27 minutes | a month ago
Grazing Covers a Win-Win for Growers, Livestock Producers
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Richard Ehrhardt, Senior Extension Specialist for Small Ruminants, Michigan State University. Ehrhardt discuss how grazing cover crops can reduce feed costs for livestock producers, which species of livestock are best suited for grazing covers, how covers can extend the grazing season for livestock producers, and more.
31 minutes | a month ago
Soil Quality Management Vs. Quality Soil Management
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Salvador Ramirez, Doctor of Plant Health and Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of Nebraska and Fernanda Krupek, Agronomy Graduate Research Assistant, also at the University of Nebraska. Ramirez and Krupek discuss how the difference between soil quality management and quality soil management, strategies for measuring soil quality, and the economics of improving soil quality.
13 minutes | a month ago
Cover Crops Influence Water Use
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Mike Hamilton, Extension Irrigation Instructor with University of Arkansas Extension. Hamilton discusses how cover crops minimize evapotranspiration, the balance between cover crops taking water and retaining moisture, improving water infiltration, and more.
17 minutes | 2 months ago
Interseeding Ideal For Wide Rows
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features the second of a two-part series featuring Austin Carlson, Soil Health Technician with the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition. In part 2, Carlson discusses when interseeding should occur, interseeding a cover crop mix vs. a single cover crop species, environmental conditions that impact interseeding, and more.
26 minutes | 2 months ago
Follow The Combine With Cover Crop Seeding
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features the first of a two-part series featuring Austin Carlson, Soil Health Technician with the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition. In part 1, Carlson discusses choosing the best cover crop seeding method, finding and calibrating cover crop seeding equipment, choosing the right timing for seeding covers, and more.
32 minutes | 2 months ago
Grazing Covers Can Benefit Your Livestock & Soil
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Daren Redfearn, Nebraska Extension Forage & Crop Residue Specialist. Redfearn discusses how grazing can improve your bottom line, how cover crops can extend the grazing season, how weather patterns impact grazing cover crops, and more.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Using Cover Crops To Improve Soil Quality
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Nathan Johanning, Commercial Agriculture Educator, University of Illinois. Johanning discusses the soil health benefits provided by cover crops, challenges growers may encounter when using covers to improve soil quality, how cover crops enhance the physical and biological properties of soil, and more.
29 minutes | 3 months ago
Grazing Covers Can Help Livestock Producers Save Money
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Victor Shelton, NRCS State Agronomist and Grazing Specialist for Indiana. Shelton discusses challenges growers must tackle when grazing cover crops, how to use cover crops to extend the grazing season, how growers can fit grazing into a crop rotation system, and more.
34 minutes | 3 months ago
Comparing 30, 60-Inch Rows with Cover Crops
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Mike Witt, a field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension. Witt discusses several areas of cover crop research, including comparing 30 and 60-inch rows, interseeding cover crops, weed suppression, and grazing cover crops.
25 minutes | 3 months ago
Improving Water Quality with Cover Crops
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Jeff Vetsch, a researcher at the University of Minnesota Southern Research & Outreach Center in Waseca, Minn., and Anna Cates, Minnesota State Soil Health Specialist. Find out how cover crops protect water quality, how covers can help stem nutrient and sediment loss, which cover crop species are best for improving water quality, and more. The Cover Crop Strategies podcast series is brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing Co. With a tradition of providing solutions since 1930, Yetter Manufacturing Co. is your answer for tools and equipment to face today’s production agriculture demands. From many different designs of planter attachments for the different planting conditions you face, to several options of equipment for placing fertilizer, and products to meet harvest-time challenges, Yetter Manufacturing Co. delivers the return on investment and tools to meet your equipment needs and maximize inputs. Visit them at Yetterco.com.
20 minutes | 4 months ago
Enhancing the Value of Covers with Livestock
Jon Stevens, a grower from Rock Creek, Minn., is looking to capture the value of cover crops by grazing cattle on a 30-acre paddock seeded with grasses and cereals. Find out how he intends to try to rotate in corn within 3 years to capture in-field nitrogen.
32 minutes | 4 months ago
Weed Suppression Is A Valuable Side Benefit Of Covers
Joe Ikley, assistant professor and Extension Specialist with North Dakota State University discusses using cover crops for weed suppression. Find out why the timing of seeding cover crops matters, which cover crop species are best for helping control weeds, and how geography influences cover crop species selection and weed suppression.
14 minutes | 4 months ago
Soil Health Motivates Growers to Use Conservation Practices
Tong Wang, Advanced Production Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension, shares results from a study that looked at how growers in the Northern Great Plains adopt soil health practices. The study examined how growers value yield and profitability compared to soil health.
34 minutes | 4 months ago
Managing Pest Populations With Cover Crops
This week’s podcast features an interview with Justin McMechan, assistant professor for crop protection and cropping systems with the University of Nebraska Extension. Learn more about how to integrate cover crops into integrated pest management plans, common pests that can be affected by cover crops, which cover crop species are best for managing pests
21 minutes | 5 months ago
Combining Cover Crops & Specialty Crops
Cover crops aren’t just limited to being used with traditional cash crops like corn and soybeans. This week’s podcast, from Hoosier Ag Today and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative, discusses the types of cover crops to use with specialty crops, cover crop establishment and crop rotation.
26 minutes | 5 months ago
Sweet Corn Benefits from No-Till, Cover Crops
This week’s podcast features three Indiana farmers as they discuss planting cover crops with sweet corn, how no-tilling works in different soil types, retaining moisture with cover crops, and more. This podcast is produced by Hoosier Ag Today and the Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative.
34 minutes | 5 months ago
No-Till, Cover Crops Boost Soil Health
In this podcast from Stroud Water Research Center, host Scott LaMar discusses soil health with Lisa Blazure, Stroud Water Research Center soil health coordinator; Jim Hershey, president of the Pennsylvania No-Till Alliance and Lancaster County, PA, farmer; and Steve Groff, cover crop expert and farmer, also in Lancaster County, PA.
38 minutes | 5 months ago
Using Perennial Cover Crops as Forage
In this podcast from Hoosier Ag Today, Purdue Extension Forage Specialist Dr. Keith Johnson and Forage Agronomist Greg Downing with Cisco Seed discuss harvesting cover crops as forage.
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