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Cover Crop Recipes: Post Wheat, Going to Soybean or Corn: Use Oats and Radish Mix


August 23, 2019 - Author: Dean Baas, Christina Curell, Paul Gross, Monica Jean, Philip Kaatz, , Elizabeth H. Schultheis, MSU

The following recipe provides an introductory approach to integrating a cover crop into a wheat rotation with soybean or corn. Planting oat and radish cover crops after wheat (see Figure 1) and ahead of a soybean or corn cash crop is an easy way to introduce cover crops into your rotation because these cover crops both winterkill and add important diversity to agricultural fields.


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