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Technical Notes

Technical Note 19: An early developing hairy vetch for cover crop use (PDF; 158 KB) Owsley, C.M., M. Kirkland, and S. Roach 1994. USDA-NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center. Americus, GA. GA-TN19, Sept. 1994. 3p. (ID# 2300).

Technical Note 20: New cool season annual legume for use in conservation tillage (PDF; 164 KB) Owsley, C.M., M. Kirkland, and S. Roach 1994. USDA-NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center. Americus, GA. GA-TN20, Sept. 1994. 3p. (ID# 2301).

Technical Note 27: Wind Erosion Control in Washington Potatoes (PDF; 52 KB) Stannard, M.E. and Dr. R. Thornton 1994. USDA-NRCS Pullman Plant Materials Center. Spokane, WA. WA-TN27; Dec. 1994. 14p. (ID# 2921).

Technical Note 48: Organic processing tomatoes in Yolo County: Moving Towards Sustainability (PDF; 38 KB) Lee, J., Woodland Field Office staff, and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN48, Jan. 1997. 10p. (ID# 1596).

Technical Note 60: Review of Information Manual "Riparian Vegetation Management for Pierces Disease in North Coast California Vineyards (PDF; 901 KB) Dyer, D., North Coast Pierce Disease Task Force Staff 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-60. 46p. (ID# 503).

Stretchberry Forestiera pubescens: A Shrub for Potential Conservation Applications in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 156 KB) Scianna, J.D. and R. Hybner 2009. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. 2009. 4p. (ID# 9085).

Evaluation of Perennial Grasses Used in Cross Wind Trap Strips in Eastern Idaho (PDF; 1.5 MB) St. John, L., Johnson, J.H., Ball, C., Tilley, D., Winger, M. 2014. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 21, 2014. 8p. (ID# 12073).

Summer Cover Crop Species Adapted to North-Central West Texas and Southwestern Oklahoma (PDF; 2.9 MB) Brandon Carr 2014. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. January 2014. 21p. (ID# 12146).

Peas: An Introduced Legume for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 551 KB) Roger Hybner 2014. BPMC. Bridger, MT. MT-TN 96. 6p. (ID# 12101).

Winter Cover Crop Species Adapted to North-Central West Texas and Southwestern Oklahoma (PDF; 2 MB) Brandon Carr 2013. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. July 2013. 19p. (ID# 11970).

Cover Crops for Green Manure in the Great Basin (PDF; 1.2 MB) Eldredge, E.P. 2012. Reno, Nevada. 12p. (ID# 10965).

CROP TOLERANCE AND YIELD POTENTIAL OF SELECTED CROPS AS INFLUENCED BY IRRIGATION WATER SALINITY (Ecw) OR SOIL SALINITY (Ece) (PDF; 101 KB) Munda, Bruce & Art Meen 2011. Arizona NRCS, eFOTG. Tucson, Arizona. June 2011. 4p. (ID# 10485).

Nutrient Management Technical Note (PDF; 79 KB) Munda, Bruce & Art Meen 2011. Arizona eFOTG. Tucson Arizona. September 2011. 6p. (ID# 10492).

Cover Crop Resources: A literature Review (PDF; 557 KB) Shawnna Clark 2011. Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Corning, New York. Sept 21, 2011. 25p. (ID# 10646).

Cover Crops (PDF; 549 KB) Winger, Marlon, Dan Ogle, Loren St John and Mark Stannard 2010. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. TN56, October 2010. 9p. (ID# 10095).

PLANNING SITE AND SEEDBED PREPARATION FOR CROPLAND CONVERSION TO NATIVE SPECIES (PDF; 54 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. August 2009. 5p. (ID# 9047).

Herbaceous Wind Barriers for Irrigated Lands in Arizona (PDF; 36 KB) Bruce Munda, Don Walther, Jim Briggs 2005. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. TN-Plant Materials-5-2-Arizona, June 2005. 3p. (ID# 6893).

Cover Crops for Conservation Tilled Cotton (PDF; 119 KB) Douglas, J.L., W.J. Jackson, and J Parkman 2004. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. December 2003. 2p. (ID# 5746).

COVER CROPS FOR NO-TILL COTTON (PDF; 119 KB) Douglas, J.L., W.J. Jackson, and J Parkman 2004. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. December 2003. 2p. (ID# 5475).

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Major Publications

A Comprehensive Guide of Cover Crop Species Used in the Northeast United States (PDF; 804 KB) Shawnna Clark 2011. Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Corning, New York. Sept 21, 2011. 45p. (ID# 10645).

Cover Crops for the Southeast (PDF; 1.9 MB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, et al 2000. Georgia Plant material program NRCS. Athens, GA. May 2000. 37p. (ID# 3011).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Oilseed Radish Fact Sheet (PDF; 121 KB) Alayna Jacobs 2013. Booneville, Arkansas. May 2013. 2p. (ID# 11827).

Hairy Vetch Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 181 KB) Mike Owsley and Ramona Garner 2011. PM Website. Feb 2011. 2p. (ID# 10203).

Bur oak Quercus macrocarpa Michx. (PDF; 100 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2009. Bridger PMC. PLANTS. 2009. 2p. (ID# 9084).

Plant Fact Sheet: Crimson Clover (PDF; 93 KB) Mike Owsley and Ramona Garner 2009. National PM Homepage. Wash Dc. May 2009. 2p. (ID# 8595).

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Plant Guides

Bur Clover (Medicago polymorpha): Plant Guide (PDF; 383 KB) Shawnna Clark 2014. Corning, New York. March 2014. 9p. (ID# 12141).

Plant Guide: Black Oat (PDF; 281 KB) Heather Dial 2014. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. May 2014. 5p. (ID# 12166).

Cajanus cajan Plant Guide (PDF; 506 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 4p. (ID# 11705).

Crotalaria juncea Plant Guide (PDF; 199 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 4p. (ID# 11706).

Lablab purpureus Plant Guide (PDF; 306 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May Courthouse, NJ. February 2013. 3p. (ID# 11707).

Oilseed Radish Plant Guide (PDF; 205 KB) Alayna Jacobs 2013. PLANTS database. Booneville, Arkansas. 5p. (ID# 11828).

Plant Guide: Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum) (PDF; 326 KB) Young-Mathews, A. 2013. Corvallis, OR PMC. Corvallis, OR. February 2013. 6p. (ID# 11726).

Sorghum Plant Guide (PDF; 1 MB) Dial, H. 2013. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. February 2013. 5p. (ID# 11583).

Vigna unguiculata Plant Guide (PDF; 88 KB) Christopher Sheahan 2013. Cape May, NJ. 2013. 3p. (ID# 11930).

Pea plant guide (PDF; 330 KB) Pavek, P 2012. PLANTS database. Pullman WA. 2012. 6p. (ID# 11190).

Plant Guide: Field Mustard (Brassica rapa var. rapa) (PDF; 691 KB) Young-Mathews, A. 2012. USDA NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Corvallis, OR. August 2012. 5p. (ID# 11337).

Sunshine Vetivergrass (PDF; 123 KB) Robert J. Joy 2009. NRCS Pacific Islands Area. Hawaii. May 2009. 6p. (ID# 9015).

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Release Brochure

'Lana' Woollypod Vetch Release Brochure (PDF; 261 KB) CAPMC 2012. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11381).

'Zorro' Annual Fescue Release Brochure (PDF; 233 KB) CAPMC 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11064).

Release Brochure AU EarlyCover Hairy Vetch (PDF; 254 KB) Mike Owsley 2012. PM Website. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11075).

Release Brochure AU Sunup Crimson Clover (PDF; 227 KB) Mike Owsley 2012. PM Website. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11076).

AU GroundCover Caley Pea Brochure (PDF; 572 KB) Mike Owsley 2009. Georgia NRCS State office Homepage--PMC Section. Athens, Georgia. Jan 2009. 2p. (ID# 8426).

AU Sunrise Crimson Clover-Brochure (PDF; 290 KB) Mike Owsley 2009. NRCS National PM Homepage. Wash DC. March 2009. 2p. (ID# 8431).

Tropic sun, sunn hemp (PDF; 224 KB) Glenn Sakamoto, Robert Joy and Jolene Lau 2009. Hoolehua Plant Materials Center. March 2009. 2p. (ID# 8433).

Release Brochure: Bridger-Select Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) (PDF; 766 KB) Scianna, J., M.E. Majerus, and L.K. Holzworth 2000. USDA-NRCS Bridger Plant Materials Center. Bridger, MT. 2p. (ID# 2604).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Cover Crops in Corn - A Guide for Corn Producers (PDF; 4.7 MB) NRCS, Big Flats PMC; Cornell U.; Finger Lakes RC&D Council 2007. NRCS, Big Flats PMC. Corning, NY. second version, 11/07. 2p. (ID# 7690).

Cover crops for conservation tillage (PDF; 2 MB) Surrency, D. and C.M. Owsley 1999. USDA-NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center. Americus, GA. Aug 1999. 3p. (ID# 3022).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Cover Crop Mixes for Soil Health Year 1 Progress Report (PDF; 1.4 KB) Janet Grabowski and M.J. Williams 2014. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville PMC. May 2014. 13p. (ID# 12182).

PLANT MATERIALS SPECIALIST REPORT: A SUMMARY OF PROMISING SPECIES IN FIELD PLANTINGS (PDF; 196 KB) Robert J. Joy 2010. NRCS-Pacific Islands Area. Hawaii. September 2010. 5p. (ID# 9760).

Review of AU Earlycover Hairy Vetch (PDF; 56 KB) Mike Owsley 2009. Georgia NRCS State Office Website-PMC Homepage. Athens, Georgia. Jan 2009. 4p. (ID# 8425).

Review of AU Sunrise Crimson Clover (PDF; 53 KB) CM Owsley 2007. NRCS Georgia Homepage -Technical Resources -Jimmy Carter PMC-Releases. Athens, Ga. June 2007. 7p. (ID# 7237).

Plants for Field and Increase Plantings (PDF; 1.3 MB) Robert J. Joy 2006. Hoolehua PMC. Hoolehua, HI. 3/06. 14p. (ID# 6713).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids, Including Monoesters with an Unusual Esterifying Acid, from Cultivated Crotalaria juncea (Sunn Hemp cv. 'Tropic Sun') (PDF; 330 KB) Steven M. Colegate, Dale R. Gardner, Robert J. Joy, Joseph M. Betz, and Kip E. Panter 2012. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Logan, Utah/Honolulu, Hawaii. March 2012. 10p. (ID# 11078).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Diverse Cover Crop Mixes for good soil health (PDF; 59 KB) Paul Salon 2012. Empire State Fruit and Vegetable Expo. Syracuse, NY. January 24 - 26, 2012. 9p. (ID# 11419).

Plants Available from the USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center (PDF; 359 KB) Robert Joy 2006. Agroforestry Workshop. Kona, HI. 5/06. 7p. (ID# 6711).

Windbreaks for Agroforestry (PDF; 460 KB) R.J. Joy 2006. Agroforestry Workshop. Kona, HI. 5/06. 9p. (ID# 6712).

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Other Publication Types

CSP covercrop on farm demonstration project (PDF; 24 KB) Paul Salon 2007. Conservation Security Program Project for the 2007 enhancement program submitted for national review within NRCS to qualify for pilot project for on farm demonstrations. Syracuse, NY. 2007. 4p. (ID# 7529).

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