Published on June 7, 2020
Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center director, Dr. James Dedecker, explains the 2020 cereal rye trial at UPREC funded by the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. Resulting grain will be evaluated for use in distilling spirits.
Published on January 9, 2020
MSU Extension Educator, Christina Curell, talks about the pros and cons of using cereal rye as a cover crop.
Published on May 15, 2019
The third webinar in this series highlights research at Michigan State University on interseeding soybean into standing cereal rye cover crops.
In the past two years, 16 rye varieties were grown at three different sites across the state and evaluated for agronomic performance and spirit yield. In this video, Brook Wilke and Ryan Hamilton discuss spring barley varieties growing in the rye trial plots at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) in Hickory Corners, Michigan.
Published on August 23, 2019
This publication is intended to provide a starting point for farmers who are new to growing cover crops. With experience, farmers may fine-tune the use of cover crops for their systems.
Published on March 11, 2020
When selecting a cover crop grass species, which one should you choose?
Published on September 4, 2019
The following recipe provides an introductory approach to integrating cover crops into a corn rotation going to soybean.