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Farmers finding ways to reduce costs of cover crop planting

Farmers finding ways to reduce costs of cover crop planting

With the increasing use of cover crops, three questions are often on the minds of farmers:

• Are supplies of cover crop seed keeping pace with demand?

• Are there cost-saving measures that farmers can use when they plant cover crops?

• Are there different seed mixes that farmers should use for grazing or haying the cover crop?

So far cover crop seed supply does not appear to be a problem. Seed supplier Jim Welter, owner of Welter Seed and Honey Co. in Onslow, says they have...




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