April 8, 2020 9:00 am
While cover crop residue can be valuable for soil health, the organic matter can tie up nitrogen and lead to its immobilization.
Tim Laatsch technical agronomy manager with Koch Agronomic Services says when using high carbon cover crops like cereal grains it’s important to terminate it at the right time. “Number one, the herbicide is going to be more effective,” he says. “But secondly, it is to limit the effects of immobilization.” Read more.