Yes, we’re just finishing up harvest for 2015 and cover crops are already in the ground for the winter. But what if you’re considering cover crops for planting in 2016? Do you need to be thinking about that now? The answer is yes. Pete Fandel, an Illinois Council on Best Management Practices Cover Crops Specialist says there are a few key things to consider now. Click here to listen to the short interview with Pete.
If you’d like more information about choosing cover crops and the agronomic decisions that go along with a plan for cover crops, visit the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices website at www.illinoiscbmp.org/Cover-Crops.