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Clover variety with uber nitrogen fixation turns some heads

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Legumes have long been known to fix nitrogen. But whether that nitrogen is transferred to the field and made available to future crops is a question that begs an answer. That answer may come soon.
New varieties bred to enhance nitrogen production, and innovative management practices aimed at keeping the plants on the field late into the spring, could reduce the need for other nitrogen sources.

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7 Tips for Making the Most of Prevent Plant Cover Crops

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As the planting deadlines for corn and soybeans pass, an unprecedented planting season has many producers in the Midwest looking into prevent plant options. USDA’s recent announcement on 2019’s final haying and grazing dates being adjusted from Nov. 1 to Sept. 1, and eligibility being extended to include silage, haylage and baleage, has opened the door to better utilization of prevent plant cover crops.