Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Mark Watson
Panhandle no-till educator 

No-till notes — cover crops


In the past couple of articles I’ve talked about how we have added diversity into our cropping rotations to diversify markets and improve soil health. We have added field peas into our dry land cropping rotation which has allowed us to diversify our herbicide rotations, improve and diversify our soil microbial populations, and add a legume in our crop rotation for nitrogen fixation. Our crop rotation is now winter wheat, followed by corn, then field peas and back to winter wheat.

I also talked about the possibility of adding forages as part of a crop rotation for grazing. I think this is...

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