Clair Keene, a researcher at The Pennsylvania State University, and her colleagues wanted to find the perfect time to crimp-kill a cover crop: grown long enough to make biomass adequate to suppress weeds, but not far enough along to make seeds.
Field Notes – April 2019
This month we share some encouraging news from the national census of agriculture about how conservation practices are taking root in Oklahoma.
Next, we sound a reminder that the deadline to sign up to have Uncle Sam pay you for implementing those practices on your own farm or ranch is fast approaching.
We’ve also collected resources to help you figure out which monarch butterfly host and nectar plants will do best in your region – and where to buy them.Field Notes – April 2019 (PDF, 400 KB)