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Study Shines Light on Drill-interseeded Cover Crops in Corn

Findings from a newly published Weed Science Society of America research article provides integrated weed management directives for Northeast U.S. corn conservation-tillage systems.

WESTMINSTER, Colorado – 20 March 2024 – Recently published research in the journal Weed Science highlights potential best practices for drill-interseeding cover crops into corn in Northeast U.S. production regions. While drill-interseeding is emerging as a viable way to establish cover crops for northern corn growers, the challenge is to optimize both cover-crop establishment and corn yields, while minimizing weed growth.

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