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  • How to Protect Corn Yields Following Cereal Rye

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Apr 19

    If you’ve considered using cereal rye as a cover crop in front of corn, you’ve probably been warned that your yield would suffer... Research has shown that corn yields can take a hit after cereal rye, but it doesn’t happen every time... Pathogens at PlayOne of the reasons corn may suffer after cereal rye is if the rye is serving as a “green bridge,” where pathogens that were infecting the rye move onto the growing corn as the rye dies... The roots of corn following no cover crop (left) were much cleaner than the roots where cereal rye was terminated three days before planting (right)... How is that impacting the germinating seedling? If that germinating seedling is not getting enough nitrogen, is that predisposing it to Pythium infection?”What About Other Small Grains?Given the negative effects seen with cereal rye, you may be wondering if similar results would occur with other small grains...

    Categories: Corn, Cover Crops

    Top 5 Reasons Why Black Oats Are The Best Beginner's Cover Crop

    By Cover Crops

    Published Sep 14, 2018

    Also, black oats tiller faster than regular oats and other cereal grains, making them more forgiving in tough planting conditions... Black oats' C-to-N ratio is lower than that of cereal rye but has similar biomass tonnage. What does this mean? The lower C-to-N ratio will allow the black oats to break down quicker than cereal rye, returning valuable nutrients and organic particles back into your dirt that can be used by the crop immediately following the cover crops... I like cereal rye as a cover crop, too. But, one of the biggest problems farmers have with cereal rye cover crops is the speed at which they can get away from you...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Should You Rotate Your Cover Crops? 4 Issues to Consider

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 15, 2018

    Their work was focused on extending the grazing season by planting oats, rye and turnips after a cereal grain... Even with cereals mixed in, it’s not a wise decision... Problems with cereals? Don’t save seedIf you’ve been saving and replanting seed from your cereal cover crops and you’re seeing diseases in your cover, it’s not the rotation — it’s the seed. Robison saw this first hand recently with some farmers who had been saving the seed from their cereal rye cover crops and replanting them for four or five years. “The challenge is if we do not have a healthy cereal grain crop that we’re harvesting — let’s say we see a lot of ergot or rust or we have other issues in our cereal grain — and then we harvest that, we end up replanting that disease back into the field again...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How Yield Champions Use Cover Crops for Growing Higher Bushels

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 1, 2018

    There are many factors that can influence corn yield. In fact, Fred Below, a plant physiologist at the University of Illinois, identified seven of them, which he dubbed the “Seven Wonders of the Corn Yield World. ”The seven wonders, ranked in order of most influence on yield, are:WeatherNitrogenHybridPrevious cropPlant populationTillageGrowth regulatorsWhile Below was referring to the cash crop rotation in the fourth wonder, some farmers are taking it one step further by seeding cover crops. The benefit of added crop diversity along with improvements to soil health is paying off, as some of these farmers are achieving the highest yields in the country... After the previous corn was harvested, the owner of JRH Grains LLC drilled a 7-way blend of cereal rye, triticale, oats, crimson clover, Austrian winter peas, hairy vetch and Dwarf essex rape...

    Can You Use Legume Cover Crops in Your Peanut Rotation?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Aug 31, 2018

    ”Instead, Balkcom recommends farmers use grasses before peanuts, particularly cereal rye... The seven cover crops were:Common vetch (legume)Hairy vetch (legume)White clover (legume)Red clover (legume)Triticale (grass)Wheat (grass)Rye (grass)While there were no significant differences between the two years in the uninfested field, on the infested field, grasses significantly reduced nematode populations and had significantly higher yields than the legume cover crops... Phatak, professor emeritus of horticulture at the University of Georgia, also shared in the SARE publication that the research staff successfully raised peanuts no-tilled into cereal rye for 6 years without fungicides... “For the cereals, we’ll apply some nitrogen, say up to 30 pounds or so, to try to boost that biomass production even further... Year 2Fall: Replant cereal rye or cahaba vetch, allow crimson or subclover hard seed to germinate...

    Categories: Cover Crops, Peanuts

    Grasses like cereal rye are a good species for beginning cover crop users as they grow fast and have fibrous roots. Photo by Stephen Ausmus, USDA Agricultural Research Service.

    Early Cover Crop Benefits: What Can You Expect in the First Year?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published May 17, 2018

    In 1995, Pennsylvania farmer Steve Groff was speaking at an event when he asked the audience the question: Do cover crops pay off?His thinking at the time was that he had been no-tilling since 1982, and maybe if he no-tilled long enough, he wouldn’t need them. Ray Weil, a soil ecologist with the University of Maryland, happened to hear his question and approached Groff about doing a cover crop study on his farm... Best cover crops to begin withFor farmers who are hoping for benefits from the get-go, Kladivko says grasses like cereal rye, wheat or barley, are good ones to start with because they grow faster and have fibrous roots... For growers looking for some additional weed control, Groff says that cereal rye before soybeans is a good fit. In fact, the Cover Crop Survey Report specifically asked respondents about their experience with cereal rye on herbicide-resistant weed control, and 25% said they always see improved control following cereal rye and 44% reporting “sometimes...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    When is it Too Late to Seed Cover Crops?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jan 29

    Instead, Ebersole says wheat, triticale and cereal rye are some of the go-to species for late-seeding — according to Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), cereal rye can germinate in soil temperatures as low as 34 degrees Fahrenheit, and needs at least 38 degrees to begin growing. If you’re planning on planting corn, you may want to avoid cereal rye and stick with either triticale or a legume like crimson clover or hairy vetch... While it may not get as much growth as seen in this photo, cereal rye is one of the best species for seeding late, as it can germinate in cold temperatures... For those going into soybeans, cereal rye can be a very good choice, he says. Dillard agrees that cereal rye would be best, but it’s also more expensive...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How Cover Crops Affect Your Fertilizer Strategy

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 29, 2018

    When it comes to cover crops and nutrient management, a lot of the focus is on what cover crops can do for soil fertility. Depending on the species being used, they can prevent leftover nutrients from running off into waterways or even produce some fertilizer for future crop use. But how should farmers adjust their fertilizer practices for their cash crops following cover crops? John Pike, a contract researcher and cover crop specialist for the Zea Maize Foundation and IL Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, and a former Research Agronomist at the University of Illinois at Dixon Springs Research station, says that while there are some nuances that need to be planned for, the basic principles of soil fertility and crop management are much the same... For example, if a grower is using cereal rye and there is residual nitrogen from the previous cropping season in the soil, a good establishment of rye can hold that nitrogen, which will eventually be available for the next crop... Generally speaking, Pike says the longer the cover crop — especially cereal rye — is allowed to develop before termination, the greater the lignin formation in the biomass...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Some growers may have had no option but to plant green — as shown above — into their cover crops this year because of poor weather conditions. In this photo by Ted Kornecki, USDA Agricultural Research Service, the farmer is terminating his cereal rye with a roller at the same time he is planting his cotton.

    How to Time Cover Crop Termination and Get an Effective Burndown

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 1

    Penn State Weed Management Extension Specialist John Wallace adds that he doesn't know any growers planting green into annual ryegrass because allowing it to get too big will make it more difficult to control... But for those who have never planted green before, it would be better to first try planting green into a grass, like cereal rye or triticale... Larson Agricultural Research Center, soybeans were planted green into cereal rye that was being rolled in the same pass... Glyphosate is the most common herbicide used, Wallace says, as it’s not only effective in burning down grass species like cereal rye, it will also help control winter annual weeds that may be in the field... If you have winter wheat, you may need a higher rate than if you had cereal rye...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Announcing the Winner of AgFuse’s 30 Days of Cover Crops Photo Contest

    By AgFuse Administrator

    Published May 16, 2018

    Yesterday, our 30 Days of Cover Crops Photo Contest came to a close. All of the entries we received are amazing and we want to thank everyone who participated. As previously announced, the winning photo is the entry with the most engagements, which we define as the sum of likes and shares, and the winner will receive an Orion Cooker... Justin Ramer Posted on AgFuse Beans popping through after overnight rain shower nestled in between the cereal rye Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked We also want to highlight two honorable mentions: Justin Ramer of Walton, Indiana, and Caleb Wolters of Belmont, Wisconsin. Justin Ramer Posted on AgFuse Beans popping through after overnight rain shower nestled in between the cereal rye Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked Thanks again to everyone for being part of the fun...

  • Jay Brandt United States, OH, Carroll

    About: Farm 1000 acres corn, beans, cereal rye with my father 100% no-till. Co-owner of Walnut Creek Seeds (cover crop and organic corn and beans) with my wife and father.
    Interests: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Precision Ag, Organic, Marketing, Agribusiness, Cereal Rye

    Thomos Grye

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    SUNCUE Grain Dryer Taiwan, Taiwan, Taichung

    Business Title: SUNCUE
    Job Title: Grain Drying Consultant
    About: SUNCUE has been continuously inventing pioneered drying technology over the past 50 years. Pursuing lowest drying cost, producing highest quality grain, providing greatest benefit to farmers.
    Interests: Corn, Peanuts, Soybeans, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Poultry, Organic, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Nery Earnhart United States, Indiana, Kimmell

    Interests: Corn, Soybeans

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    Fffgfggh Umedshoev Canada, Nunavut, Iqaluit

    Business Title: Scratch And Dent Near Me
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    Interests: Agribusiness

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    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Poultry, Cover Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • How to Protect Corn Yields Following Cereal Rye

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Apr 19

    If you’ve considered using cereal rye as a cover crop in front of corn, you’ve probably been warned that your yield would suffer... Research has shown that corn yields can take a hit after cereal rye, but it doesn’t happen every time... Pathogens at PlayOne of the reasons corn may suffer after cereal rye is if the rye is serving as a “green bridge,” where pathogens that were infecting the rye move onto the growing corn as the rye dies... The roots of corn following no cover crop (left) were much cleaner than the roots where cereal rye was terminated three days before planting (right)... How is that impacting the germinating seedling? If that germinating seedling is not getting enough nitrogen, is that predisposing it to Pythium infection?”What About Other Small Grains?Given the negative effects seen with cereal rye, you may be wondering if similar results would occur with other small grains...

    Categories: Corn, Cover Crops

    Top 5 Reasons Why Black Oats Are The Best Beginner's Cover Crop

    By Cover Crops

    Published Sep 14, 2018

    Also, black oats tiller faster than regular oats and other cereal grains, making them more forgiving in tough planting conditions... Black oats' C-to-N ratio is lower than that of cereal rye but has similar biomass tonnage. What does this mean? The lower C-to-N ratio will allow the black oats to break down quicker than cereal rye, returning valuable nutrients and organic particles back into your dirt that can be used by the crop immediately following the cover crops... I like cereal rye as a cover crop, too. But, one of the biggest problems farmers have with cereal rye cover crops is the speed at which they can get away from you...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Should You Rotate Your Cover Crops? 4 Issues to Consider

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 15, 2018

    Their work was focused on extending the grazing season by planting oats, rye and turnips after a cereal grain... Even with cereals mixed in, it’s not a wise decision... Problems with cereals? Don’t save seedIf you’ve been saving and replanting seed from your cereal cover crops and you’re seeing diseases in your cover, it’s not the rotation — it’s the seed. Robison saw this first hand recently with some farmers who had been saving the seed from their cereal rye cover crops and replanting them for four or five years. “The challenge is if we do not have a healthy cereal grain crop that we’re harvesting — let’s say we see a lot of ergot or rust or we have other issues in our cereal grain — and then we harvest that, we end up replanting that disease back into the field again...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How Yield Champions Use Cover Crops for Growing Higher Bushels

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 1, 2018

    There are many factors that can influence corn yield. In fact, Fred Below, a plant physiologist at the University of Illinois, identified seven of them, which he dubbed the “Seven Wonders of the Corn Yield World. ”The seven wonders, ranked in order of most influence on yield, are:WeatherNitrogenHybridPrevious cropPlant populationTillageGrowth regulatorsWhile Below was referring to the cash crop rotation in the fourth wonder, some farmers are taking it one step further by seeding cover crops. The benefit of added crop diversity along with improvements to soil health is paying off, as some of these farmers are achieving the highest yields in the country... After the previous corn was harvested, the owner of JRH Grains LLC drilled a 7-way blend of cereal rye, triticale, oats, crimson clover, Austrian winter peas, hairy vetch and Dwarf essex rape...

    Can You Use Legume Cover Crops in Your Peanut Rotation?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Aug 31, 2018

    ”Instead, Balkcom recommends farmers use grasses before peanuts, particularly cereal rye... The seven cover crops were:Common vetch (legume)Hairy vetch (legume)White clover (legume)Red clover (legume)Triticale (grass)Wheat (grass)Rye (grass)While there were no significant differences between the two years in the uninfested field, on the infested field, grasses significantly reduced nematode populations and had significantly higher yields than the legume cover crops... Phatak, professor emeritus of horticulture at the University of Georgia, also shared in the SARE publication that the research staff successfully raised peanuts no-tilled into cereal rye for 6 years without fungicides... “For the cereals, we’ll apply some nitrogen, say up to 30 pounds or so, to try to boost that biomass production even further... Year 2Fall: Replant cereal rye or cahaba vetch, allow crimson or subclover hard seed to germinate...

    Categories: Cover Crops, Peanuts

    Grasses like cereal rye are a good species for beginning cover crop users as they grow fast and have fibrous roots. Photo by Stephen Ausmus, USDA Agricultural Research Service.

    Early Cover Crop Benefits: What Can You Expect in the First Year?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published May 17, 2018

    In 1995, Pennsylvania farmer Steve Groff was speaking at an event when he asked the audience the question: Do cover crops pay off?His thinking at the time was that he had been no-tilling since 1982, and maybe if he no-tilled long enough, he wouldn’t need them. Ray Weil, a soil ecologist with the University of Maryland, happened to hear his question and approached Groff about doing a cover crop study on his farm... Best cover crops to begin withFor farmers who are hoping for benefits from the get-go, Kladivko says grasses like cereal rye, wheat or barley, are good ones to start with because they grow faster and have fibrous roots... For growers looking for some additional weed control, Groff says that cereal rye before soybeans is a good fit. In fact, the Cover Crop Survey Report specifically asked respondents about their experience with cereal rye on herbicide-resistant weed control, and 25% said they always see improved control following cereal rye and 44% reporting “sometimes...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    When is it Too Late to Seed Cover Crops?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jan 29

    Instead, Ebersole says wheat, triticale and cereal rye are some of the go-to species for late-seeding — according to Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE), cereal rye can germinate in soil temperatures as low as 34 degrees Fahrenheit, and needs at least 38 degrees to begin growing. If you’re planning on planting corn, you may want to avoid cereal rye and stick with either triticale or a legume like crimson clover or hairy vetch... While it may not get as much growth as seen in this photo, cereal rye is one of the best species for seeding late, as it can germinate in cold temperatures... For those going into soybeans, cereal rye can be a very good choice, he says. Dillard agrees that cereal rye would be best, but it’s also more expensive...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    How Cover Crops Affect Your Fertilizer Strategy

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jun 29, 2018

    When it comes to cover crops and nutrient management, a lot of the focus is on what cover crops can do for soil fertility. Depending on the species being used, they can prevent leftover nutrients from running off into waterways or even produce some fertilizer for future crop use. But how should farmers adjust their fertilizer practices for their cash crops following cover crops? John Pike, a contract researcher and cover crop specialist for the Zea Maize Foundation and IL Sustainable Agriculture Partnership, and a former Research Agronomist at the University of Illinois at Dixon Springs Research station, says that while there are some nuances that need to be planned for, the basic principles of soil fertility and crop management are much the same... For example, if a grower is using cereal rye and there is residual nitrogen from the previous cropping season in the soil, a good establishment of rye can hold that nitrogen, which will eventually be available for the next crop... Generally speaking, Pike says the longer the cover crop — especially cereal rye — is allowed to develop before termination, the greater the lignin formation in the biomass...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Some growers may have had no option but to plant green — as shown above — into their cover crops this year because of poor weather conditions. In this photo by Ted Kornecki, USDA Agricultural Research Service, the farmer is terminating his cereal rye with a roller at the same time he is planting his cotton.

    How to Time Cover Crop Termination and Get an Effective Burndown

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Jul 1

    Penn State Weed Management Extension Specialist John Wallace adds that he doesn't know any growers planting green into annual ryegrass because allowing it to get too big will make it more difficult to control... But for those who have never planted green before, it would be better to first try planting green into a grass, like cereal rye or triticale... Larson Agricultural Research Center, soybeans were planted green into cereal rye that was being rolled in the same pass... Glyphosate is the most common herbicide used, Wallace says, as it’s not only effective in burning down grass species like cereal rye, it will also help control winter annual weeds that may be in the field... If you have winter wheat, you may need a higher rate than if you had cereal rye...

    Categories: Cover Crops

    Announcing the Winner of AgFuse’s 30 Days of Cover Crops Photo Contest

    By AgFuse Administrator

    Published May 16, 2018

    Yesterday, our 30 Days of Cover Crops Photo Contest came to a close. All of the entries we received are amazing and we want to thank everyone who participated. As previously announced, the winning photo is the entry with the most engagements, which we define as the sum of likes and shares, and the winner will receive an Orion Cooker... Justin Ramer Posted on AgFuse Beans popping through after overnight rain shower nestled in between the cereal rye Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked We also want to highlight two honorable mentions: Justin Ramer of Walton, Indiana, and Caleb Wolters of Belmont, Wisconsin. Justin Ramer Posted on AgFuse Beans popping through after overnight rain shower nestled in between the cereal rye Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked Caleb Wolters Posted on AgFuse Corn growing in rye cover #dontfarmnaked Thanks again to everyone for being part of the fun...

  • Posted By Cover Crops
    May 18, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/early-cover-crop-benefits-what-can-you-expect-in-the-first-year-

    Posted By Justin Ramer
    May 10, 2018

    Beans popping through after overnight rain shower nestled in between the cereal rye

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    Posted By Laura Barrera
    May 17, 2018

    https://agfuse.com/article/early-cover-crop-benefits-what-can-you-expect-in-the-first-year-

    Posted By Cover Crops
    Feb 20

    https://www.kygrains.info/blog/2019/2/5/as-a-cover-crop-how-does-wheat-compare-to-cereal-rye

    Posted By Cover Crops
    Jun 11, 2018

    https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4457908-cereal-rye-cover-crop-enough

    Posted By Justin Ramer
    May 10, 2018

    Almost waist high cereal rye with beans popping through. Still green!

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    Posted By Cover Crops
    Jun 5, 2018

    https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4454652-soil-health-minute-look-cover-crops-interseeded-corn-last-summer

    Posted By Willis Jepson
    Dec 19, 2017

    Crimson, cereal rye, oats, radishes and winter peas

    Posted By Willis Jepson
    Dec 18, 2017

    Cereal rye, oats, crimson, hybrid radish & winter peas.

    Posted By Cover Crops
    Dec 6, 2017

    http://www.practicalfarmers.org/blog/2017/11/30/winter-cereal-rye-cover-crop-effect-cash-crop-yield-year-9/