December 2, 2019 11:40 am
Much of what is known about specific practices in agriculture has been constructed then modified and sometimes deconstructed altogether. It’s an ongoing process that applies to virtually every cropping practice, from the use of moldboard plows to no till and from planting depth to fertility rates.
Cover crops have been studied extensively across many parts of North America. Researchers often use rotations of corn, soybeans and winter wheat underseeded with red clover in their presentations on fertility or soil health. Dr. Bill Deen of the University of Guelph has conducted long-term studies on the impacts and benefits of cover crops, with a special focus on red clover. Read more.