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Cover Up This Winter with Frost Seeding
It's late, but not too late to seed winter cereals. You may not get as much growth from frost seeding, but you'll still build organic matter.
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Posted at 8:11AM CST 12/04/12 by Dan Davidson |
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I agree that the fall planting date isn't that important, because, as you say, you won't get much growth in the fall regardless of planting date. What is important, though, is when you terminate the cover crop in the spring. If you're planting it to scavenge leftover nitrogen or to produce biomass, let it grow as late as possible into the spring. Wheat is not a particularly deep-rooted crop, so it takes a while for the roots to get down to where that nitrogen might be. And that extra biomass will help reduce erosion, conserve moisture and insulate the soil as the temperatures get hot later in the growing season.
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