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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