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  1. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    Feb 14, 2012

    PIKETON, Ohio – Ohio farmers looking to improve the overall health of their soil should consider planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which can improve soil health and save money, says a soil scientist at the Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon.” Read More

  2. Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till

    May 6, 2010

    PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop rotation can produce enough nitrogen to complement, or in some cases, replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, according to long-term Ohio State University Extension research. Read More