What to plant when taking prevent-plant

If planting corn or soybeans this spring isn’t in the cards and you’ve opted to take the prevent-plant provision of crop insurance, there are a host of reasons why planting cover crops in lieu of keeping land idle is a good decision.  This article in “Successful Farming” by Bill Spiegel answers some of the prevent-plant […]

Top Cover Crops

Top Cover Crops By U.S. Region

Once the fall crops have been harvested, plant cover crops to replenish the soil for the upcoming spring crops. Depending on the area you are in, cover crops may be legumes or grasses that are fast growing. These crops improve the soil by returning nutrients to it. A cover crop also blocks weeds, helps with […]