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Cover Crop Strategies Podcast

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English


Episodes

Lessons From A Cover Crop Addict

3/4/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Bill Buessing, a grower from Axtell, Kan. Buessing will be a speaker at the upcoming Spring 2021 National Cover Crop Summit. Buessing shares a sneak peek of his presentation, discussing how he adds various cover crop species to crop rotations as forage for his cattle and sheep to graze while building soil health and fixing valuable nutrients in the soil, which has allowed him to cut back on fertilizer.

Duration:00:29:29

Harvesting Covers With Combines & Cows

3/4/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Jimmy Emmons, a grower from Leedey, Okla. Emmons will be a speaker at the upcoming Spring 2021 National Cover Crop Summit. Ewoldt shares a sneak peek of his presentation, discussing the economics of using cover crops for grazing, how he uses covers to retain moisture, and the soil health changes he’s seen since implementing no-till and cover crops.

Duration:00:30:50

I Can Tell Cover Crops Are Working

2/22/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Robb Ewoldt, a grower from Davenport, Iowa. Ewoldt will be a speaker at the upcoming Spring 2021 National Cover Crop Summit. Ewoldt shares a sneak peek of his presentation, discussing how he transitioned to using cover crops, his cover crop goals, his experiences seeding covers with a helicopter, and more.

Duration:00:29:09

Growing Cover Crops & Fueling A Dairy

2/8/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Daniel Olson, a grower and dairyman from Lena, Wis. Olson shares a sneak peek of his presentation, discussing how he utilizes cover crops as forage for his dairy, how he transitioned to using cover crops, how he’s overcome cover crop challenges, and more.

Duration:00:32:05

Get Ahead Of Weeds With Cover Crops

1/29/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Gared Shaffer, Weeds Field Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension. Shaffer discusses how to utilize cover crops to make weeds less competitive, which weed species to watch out for, how temperature and moisture fluctuations can impact cover crops and weeds, and more.

Duration:00:28:25

Got Ruts? Got Compaction

1/13/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Aaron Daigh, Associate Professor of Soil Physics & Hydrology, North Dakota State University. Daigh discuss why deep tillage is never the answer to alleviate soil compaction, what visual indicators mean growers have soil compaction issues, the yield impact soil compaction can have and more.

Duration:00:31:02

Cover Crops Outcompete Weeds

1/12/2021
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Bill Johnson, professor of weed science with Purdue University. Johnson discuss how field management impacts weed problems, how herbicide applications influence cover crops and cash crops, herbicide antagonism and more.

Duration:00:31:16

Grazing Covers a Win-Win for Growers, Livestock Producers

12/23/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Richard Ehrhardt, Senior Extension Specialist for Small Ruminants, Michigan State University. Ehrhardt discuss how grazing cover crops can reduce feed costs for livestock producers, which species of livestock are best suited for grazing covers, how covers can extend the grazing season for livestock producers, and more.

Duration:00:26:56

Soil Quality Management Vs. Quality Soil Management

12/21/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Salvador Ramirez, Doctor of Plant Health and Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of Nebraska and Fernanda Krupek, Agronomy Graduate Research Assistant, also at the University of Nebraska. Ramirez and Krupek discuss how the difference between soil quality management and quality soil management, strategies for measuring soil quality, and the economics of improving soil quality.

Duration:00:30:46

Cover Crops Influence Water Use

12/11/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Mike Hamilton, Extension Irrigation Instructor with University of Arkansas Extension. Hamilton discusses how cover crops minimize evapotranspiration, the balance between cover crops taking water and retaining moisture, improving water infiltration, and more.

Duration:00:13:08

Interseeding Ideal For Wide Rows

11/25/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features the second of a two-part series featuring Austin Carlson, Soil Health Technician with the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition. In part 2, Carlson discusses when interseeding should occur, interseeding a cover crop mix vs. a single cover crop species, environmental conditions that impact interseeding, and more.

Duration:00:16:41

Follow The Combine With Cover Crop Seeding

11/23/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features the first of a two-part series featuring Austin Carlson, Soil Health Technician with the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition. In part 1, Carlson discusses choosing the best cover crop seeding method, finding and calibrating cover crop seeding equipment, choosing the right timing for seeding covers, and more.

Duration:00:26:07

Grazing Covers Can Benefit Your Livestock & Soil

11/12/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Daren Redfearn, Nebraska Extension Forage & Crop Residue Specialist. Redfearn discusses how grazing can improve your bottom line, how cover crops can extend the grazing season, how weather patterns impact grazing cover crops, and more.

Duration:00:31:36

Using Cover Crops To Improve Soil Quality

11/5/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Nathan Johanning, Commercial Agriculture Educator, University of Illinois. Johanning discusses the soil health benefits provided by cover crops, challenges growers may encounter when using covers to improve soil quality, how cover crops enhance the physical and biological properties of soil, and more.

Duration:00:29:00

Grazing Covers Can Help Livestock Producers Save Money

10/21/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Victor Shelton, NRCS State Agronomist and Grazing Specialist for Indiana. Shelton discusses challenges growers must tackle when grazing cover crops, how to use cover crops to extend the grazing season, how growers can fit grazing into a crop rotation system, and more.

Duration:00:29:00

Comparing 30, 60-Inch Rows with Cover Crops

10/16/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Mike Witt, a field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension. Witt discusses several areas of cover crop research, including comparing 30 and 60-inch rows, interseeding cover crops, weed suppression, and grazing cover crops.

Duration:00:34:08

Improving Water Quality with Cover Crops

10/7/2020
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features an interview with Jeff Vetsch, a researcher at the University of Minnesota Southern Research & Outreach Center in Waseca, Minn., and Anna Cates, Minnesota State Soil Health Specialist. Find out how cover crops protect water quality, how covers can help stem nutrient and sediment loss, which cover crop species are best for improving water quality, and more. The Cover Crop Strategies podcast series is brought to you by Yetter...

Duration:00:24:31

Enhancing the Value of Covers with Livestock

10/5/2020
Jon Stevens, a grower from Rock Creek, Minn., is looking to capture the value of cover crops by grazing cattle on a 30-acre paddock seeded with grasses and cereals. Find out how he intends to try to rotate in corn within 3 years to capture in-field nitrogen.

Duration:00:20:08

Weed Suppression Is A Valuable Side Benefit Of Covers

9/24/2020
Joe Ikley, assistant professor and Extension Specialist with North Dakota State University discusses using cover crops for weed suppression. Find out why the timing of seeding cover crops matters, which cover crop species are best for helping control weeds, and how geography influences cover crop species selection and weed suppression.

Duration:00:32:16

Soil Health Motivates Growers to Use Conservation Practices

9/17/2020
Tong Wang, Advanced Production Specialist with South Dakota State University Extension, shares results from a study that looked at how growers in the Northern Great Plains adopt soil health practices. The study examined how growers value yield and profitability compared to soil health.

Duration:00:13:36