2021 Conference videos – Missouri State Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health

Watch video recordings of this virtual conference, held December 14th and 15th, 2021. Sessions include: Welcome and opening remarks with Scott Edwards, MO NRCS State Conservationist Farmer Panel 1: Farmer experiences with cover crops in Missouri –with Dr. Rob Myers and producers Johnny Hunter, Kate Lambert, Liz Graznak and Cecil Harness Boosting soil health...

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COVER CROPS IN THE US: Current status and trends

In the last decade, we’ve seen remarkable growth of cover cropping use in every crop-producing region of the US1.  According to the 2017 USDA Census of Agriculture, over 150,00 farms reported using cover crops. Here, we provide an overview of cover cropping trends in the US, with a few key statistics and figures that illustrate...

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Midwest Cover Crop Council

The Midwest Cover Crop Council facilitates sharing of cover crop knowledge within the MidWest and beyond.

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SARE Cover Crops

An overview of cover crops with links to in-depth resources from SARE

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Cover Crop Economics

A SARE publication on the economic returns from cover cropping: grazing, crop yields, input costs, and incentive payments.

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Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm

Learn about integrating cover crops on your farm in Missouri with this MU Extension bulletin.  This bulletin discusses: Cover crop options Fitting cover crops into your rotation Planting cover crops Terminating cover crops Making money off of cover crops

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Growing Millets for Grain, Forage, or Cover Crop Use

Learn about growing millets for grain, forage, or cover crop use in this MU Extension bulletin.  This bulletin discusses: General observations on millets as cover crops Pearl millet Foxtail millet Proso millet Japanese millet Browntop millet Finger millet Other grass crops sometimes referred to as millets Marketing millets

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Growing Buckwheat for Grain or Cover Crop Use

Learn about growing buckwheat for grain or cover crop use in this MU Extension bulletin.  This bulletin discusses: Uses of buckwheat Place of canola in crop rotation Varieties Seed Sources Planting Pest management Harvesting Storage Markets and economics

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Growing Canola for Oilseed or Cover Crop Use

Learn about growing canola for oilseed or cover crop use in this MU Extension bulletin.  This bulletin discusses: Uses of canola Place of canola in crop rotation Varieties Planting Pest management Harvesting Storage, test weight, and transportation Marketing and economics

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