Insight from 2,020 farmers from across the country reflected enthusiasm for cover crops and—for the fourth year in a row—found a yield boost in corn and soybeans following cover crops. Multi-year data shows the yield boost increases as cover crops are planted year after year, a revelation that points to an appealing long-term benefit of the conservation practice.
Field Notes – December 2016
Season’s greetings from the Kerr Center!
Following our habit, we’ve devoted the December issue to a look back over the highlights and accomplishments of the year. Please have a look to see what’s been happening on the Kerr Ranch and around the state in our horticulture, conservation, and sustainable livestock management programs. There’s also a quick peek ahead at the horticulture program’s directions for 2017, from Kerr Center President David Redhage.Field Notes – December 2016 (PDF, 900 KB)