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Cover Crop Field Days Set for Central, South Alabama

AUBURN, Alabama—Dates are set for cover crop field days in central and south Alabama. Producers in the southeastern corner of Alabama will have an opportunity to attend a cover crop field day Friday, March 23, at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center (WREC) and Johnson farm. Producers in central Alabama will have a similar tour Tuesday, March 27, at E.V. ... Read More »

Timely Cover Crop Termination Provides Benefits

AUBURN, Ala.—Farmers have been integrating precision practices in the field for many years. Conservation methods provide benefits on many fronts—including soil productivity and effective land management.  Cover crops are just one of the conservation efforts used for erosion control, soil and water quality improvement, minimizing nutrient loss, increasing water infiltration and for nitrogen fixation from legumes. Dr. Dennis Delaney, Alabama ... Read More »