October 7, 2019 9:28 am
Several studies have indicated a threshold or minimum biomass (dry matter) of 1,000 lbs./acre, which is similar to 6 to 8 inches of above-ground growth, although more biomass will likely lead to better outcomes.
Cover crops planted after corn harvest have little time to grow. To provide a longer season for cover crops, they can be broadcast interseeded by airplane or high-clearance equipment before corn harvest. However, their emergence may be low due to the lack of seed-to-soil contact. Read more.