Planting No-Till Soybeans into Living Rye Cover Crop
Source: Practical Farmers of Iowa
Planting soybeans into living cereal rye cover crops — and terminating the cover crop after planting — lets you maximize the benefits of cover crops: more biomass for weed control, nutrient retention and organic matter. Jeremy Gustafson of Boone, Iowa no-tills soybeans into standing cereal rye cover crops, and in this video, he talks about the adjustments he’s made to his soybean planter to aid in planting.
Year Produced: 2019
Cropping Systems: Soybean
Tags: planting equipment