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Cover Crops in the Great Plains – a view from a long time cover crop user- Part 2

In this cover crop post I again quote Paul Conway from Kansas, who is giving his input on cover crops in the Great Plains. In this article, Paul shares his experience with Austrian winter peas, field peas, chickling vetch, and hairy vetch. Dave, Austrian Winter Peas: I have limited and disappointing experience with Austrian Winter […]

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Hairy Vetch- a Top Nitrogen Producer

Hairy Vetch is a terrific nitrogen producing cover crop species.  For Hairy Vetch to produce significant Nitrogen it needs to be established in adequate time to have good growth before going dormant in winter.  Hairy Vetch must also be inoculated to be productive.  One challenge with using Hairy Vetch is that it contains significant amounts […]

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