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Cover Crop Strategies Podcast

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Episodes

Aerial Seeding Tips With Andrew Moore

11/17/2022
This week’s episode of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast, brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture, features an interview with Andrew Moore, the Executive Director at the National Agricultural Aviation Association.

Duration:00:21:27

John Wallace Thinks You Should Interseed Early Into Corn

11/1/2022
This week’s episode of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast features John Wallace, an Assistant Professor of Weed Science at Pennsylvania State University. Wallace talks about why the V4-V5 stage of corn growth is the best time to put cover crops on 30-inch corn. That period allows for cover crop development before the canopy closes.

Duration:00:25:44

Strip-Till Innovator Bryan Ryberg Combines Covers and Strip-Till for the Best of Both

10/19/2022
2022 Strip-Till Innovator award winner Bryan Ryberg farms 5,200 acres in Buffalo Lake, Minn. He was the first grower to strip-till sugar beets in Minnesota. Cover crops are everywhere on Ryberg’s farm. He’s particularly partial to cereal rye for weed and erosion control. In this episode of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast, editor Michaela Paukner talks to Ryberg about his practices, including cover crops, about preserving soil health, and more.

Duration:00:41:11

Jesse Horn Adds Cover Crops Straight To The Harvester

10/5/2022
On this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Source by Sound Agriculture, cover cropper and no-tiller Jesse Horn talks about his new approach, and about how expanded from a seed dealer into a full-service equipment dealer under the brand Big H Ag Supply, and more.

LIVE From The Farm Progress Show: Cover Crop Equipment Spotlight

9/21/2022
We’re taking the show on the road this week to Boone, Iowa, for a look at some of the cover crop equipment on display at the Farm Progress Show. For this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we’ll hear from APV-America’s Cameron White, Yetter’s Andy Thompson, Unverferth’s Andy Unverferth and Mandako’s Mark Lussier. They’ll showcase their company’s products and talk about the latest trends in the cover crop world. Videos from the conversations in this...

Duration:00:18:22

Chris Conley Switches From Conventional Tillage To No-Till, Cover Crops In 5 Years

9/8/2022
Wisconsin dairyman Chris Conley was motivated to make mammoth changes on his farm after attending a Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil and Water meeting in 2018. Almost five years later he’s gone from full tillage to 100% no-till and planting green across his 120 acres in Neosho, Wis.

Duration:00:23:44

Breaking Down The 5 Principles Of Soil Health With Jay Fuhrer

9/1/2022
You'll be hard pressed to find someone who knows more about soil health than Jay Fuhrer. The soil health specialist spent nearly 40 years with the USDA and is now pushing the envelope at the Menoken Conservation Demonstration Farm just east of Bismarck, N.D. In this edition of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Fuhrer shares some key observations from Menoken, in addition to breaking down the 5 principles of soil health: soil armor, minimal soil...

Duration:00:32:04

Validating Cover Crop Benefits With Minnesota No-Tiller Myron Sylling

8/25/2022
Myron Sylling farms over 1,600 acres with his brother, Mikal, in Spring Grove, Minnesota. Through various on-farm research trials, the Sylling brothers have been able to get an accurate read on the benefits of cover crops in their no-till system. On this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Myron details how cover crops are paying off, from scavenging nutrients to increasing soil organic matter by 1%. Myron also explains the importance of...

Duration:00:25:22

First-Generation Farmer Unlocks Weed-Suppressing Powers Of Cover Crops

8/18/2022
First-generation farmer James Hepp, of Rockwell City, Iowa, joins us for this week’s edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences. In just his third year on the job, Hepp is already seeing several benefits from cover crops, perhaps none bigger than weed control.

Duration:00:22:51

Mechanical Engineer Joe Hamilton Goes All In On Cover Crops

8/10/2022
Joe Hamilton was a mechanical engineer for 12 years before returning to the farm in 2015. He farms about 2,500 acres, growing corn and soybeans with his family in East Central Ind. For this edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Joe gives us the rundown on all the species that cover nearly 75% of his farm, including annual ryegrass, barley, cereal rye, oats, rapeseed and crimson clover.

Duration:00:19:16

Cover Crops: Tips, Challenges And Analysis With TJ Kartes

8/5/2022
For this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we’re tapping into TJ Kartes’ knowledge about all things cover crops, from seeding tips to some of the biggest challenges his customers face. We’ll also get TJ’s take on equipment trends, potential regulations, cover crop myths and why farmers shouldn’t wait until the last minute to order seeds for the fall.

Duration:00:28:16

Father-Son Duo Builds 12-Row Interseeder

7/28/2022
The Augustians are all in on cover crops. Aaron, along with his dad, Eddie, just built a 30-foot, 12-row interseeder to plant cover crops into corn. As far as they know, it’s the first interseeder of its kind. For this installment of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Aaron tells us how the new interseeder works and breaks down the key to getting a successful cover crop stand.

Duration:00:24:10

Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award Winners Share Secrets To Success

7/21/2022
We’re headed to Bardwell, Ky., where Reddick Farms recently won the 2022 Leopold Conservation Award. Fresh off capturing the prestigious honor, the father-son duo of Brad and Joel Reddick join us for a conversation about conservation. The Reddicks grow cover crops on every acre of their farm, and they’re considered pioneers in Western Kentucky when it comes to planting green.

Duration:00:43:41

New Cover Crop Offers Profitability In The South

7/13/2022
A new cover crop, Nuseed Carinata, set to launch this fall in the south, should pique the interest of farmers looking to boost their bottom line in between main food crops. For this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, we’ll get the scoop from Nuseed North American marketing lead Roger Rotariu and Nuseed Carinata communications director Colleen Shaw.

Duration:00:17:41

Breaking Down The Benefits Of Cover Crops With Ohio No-Tiller Dusty Sonnenberg

7/7/2022
We’re headed to the great state of Ohio this week to catch up with Dusty Sonnenberg, owner and operator of Sonnenberg Farms and Jay Calf Ranch in Henry County. Not only is Dusty a huge Buckeyes fan, but the Ohio State grad is also a big fan of cover crops. On this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by Verdesian Life Sciences, Dusty shares how cereal rye, canola, rapeseed and oats are paying off big time in his operation, especially when it comes to dealing with dry spells in...

Duration:00:24:31

Damon Reabe Shares Tips For Flying On Cover Crops Successfully

6/28/2022
On this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by La Crosse Seed, we go inside the aerial application business with Damon Reabe, owner of Dairlyand Aviation and Reabe Spraying Service in Waupun, Wis. The third-generation pilot identifies key factors that can greatly increase the odds of a uniform stand and what species are best suited for aerial application. Reabe also shares important advice regarding location, seeding rate, timing and explains why frost seeding is a great option.

Duration:00:25:33

Analyzing Glyphosate Resistant Weeds And Yield Response To Different Cover Crops

6/23/2022
For this edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by La Crosse Seed, managing editor Julia Gerlach sits down with Jim Stute, an independent research agronomist who’s been studying cover crops since the 1980’s. Stute shares the latest analysis on Glyphosate resistant weeds (specifically water hemp, ragweed and marestail), including an on-farm trial that resulted in a 98% reduction in weed numbers. Stute also discusses the key findings from his graduate study on yield response to...

Duration:00:33:10

Talking Cover Crops And Soil Health With CropScout Christie

6/16/2022
Christie Apple, AKA CropScout Christie, joins us this week. The agronomy and soil health specialist is a farmer at heart. She’s also a self-proclaimed ‘soil nerd’, who works with growers to improve their soil health and plant nutrition. When she’s not working with clients, Apple works on her own farm with her husband and 5 teenagers in central Michigan. On this edition of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by La Crosse Seed, Apple details how cover crops have impacted soil health on her...

Duration:00:22:45

Making Cover Crops Work In The 'Dust Bowl'

6/9/2022
We're paying a visit to southwest Kansas no-tiller Nick Vos this week. Vos started using cover crops shortly after moving to the U.S. from South Africa in 2006. For this episode of Cover Crop Strategies, brought to you by La Crosse Seed, Vos explains how cover crops play a critical role in his operation, especially when it comes to overcoming moisture challenges in the Dust Bowl. He also reflects on challenges faced and lessons learned over the last decade, and names his MVC (Most Valuable...

Duration:00:22:38

Making Soil Healthier Faster With Ryan Gibbs Of Gibbsfield Ag LLC

6/2/2022
This week we’re headed to Eastern IA, for a conversation about all things cover crops with Ryan Gibbs of Gibbsfield Farms. Ryan, and his wife Kristy, specialize in no-till cover crop and conservation farming practices.

Duration:00:33:17