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Cover Crop Info

Cropland Agronomy

Cover Crops (340)

General Information


Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition  is an excellent general reference on cover crops, including species and seeding recommendations.
 

Rolling Cover Crops

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word.

Long Version, VA-USDA Cover Crop Roller Fact Sheet (pdf, 600kb) is an Overview of cover crop rolling and NRCS project to evaluate its potential in VA, including contact info for borrowing rollers, pictures of rollers, and technical recommendations (6 pages). Short Version, VA-USDA Cover Crop Roller Fact Sheet (pdf, 225kb)

Soil Quality Institute Tech Note 13: Cover Crop Rolling (2002) (pdf, 1.24 mb) is an overview of cover crop rolling including experimental results and references to relevant scientific literature.