Tag Archives: summer cover crop

Summer Cover crop in Texas

The Yanks are “miles” ahead of us in cover cropping experience, and their no-till magazines are often highlighting articles about success stories, (or example stories). ‘ “Hot, dry weather is exactly why you would want to plant a summer cover … Continue reading

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Summer Cover crop trial Jan 2014

Summer Cover Crop Trial Jan 2014. The garden sized trial for early 2014 is sown, and watered, finally. So it will be a “February germination” trial. And from past lessons learned, the walk rows are wide, I can and will … Continue reading

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On Being Prepared to Sow Cover Crop Cocktails.

Be Ye Prepared. I constantly get the impression and message that if we are to successfully sow a summer cover crop cocktail mix in our Mediterranean summers, we need to make the most of the various rainfall events.  The reasons … Continue reading

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The Big Question – How to Choose Cover Crop Species and Varieties

THE BIG QUESTION. Without covering ‘why?’ too much, I have a big question.  And it won’t be easy to answer or discuss without some background and thoughts.  And I could keep it short and sweet, at the risk of being … Continue reading

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