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Cover Crops of Kansas Presentation by James Hartshorn Kansas State University
Benefits of cover crops Decreased erosion Increased plant residue Pictured: Canola
Benefits of Cover Crops Weed suppression (control) Extensive rooting systems Loosening and aerating soil Crop diversity Pictured: Sudangrass
Benefits of Cover Crops Picture: Cowpea Increased Nutrient Cycles Nitrogen (N) (Legumes) Potassium (K) Phosphorus (P)
Mixing cover crops (legumes and grasses) allows for benefits of both types. Fall cover (grasses) Spring cover (legumes) High nutrient cycles Pictured: Sweet clover & wheat Cover Crop Practices
Cover Crop Limitations Pictured: Soybeans Insect infestation in cover crop Water consumption in dry areas
Cover Crop Limitations Economics Added expense of labor and time Benefits of the cover crop must out weigh the added costs Pictured: Grain Sorghum
Cover Crops of Kansas
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