FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Under The Covers
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Tue Jul 8, 2014 10:52 AM CDT

Every bag of radish seed that leaves Garth Mulkey's farm has his phone number attached. The Monmouth, Ore., cover crop seed grower may be 2,000 miles away from most of his customers, but a one-on-one relationship is part of the deal.

"The use of cover crops is personal," Mulkey said. "Growers need to go into it by first asking what they want to achieve through the practice, and then, decide what crop cover species will help achieve that goal. A good seed supplier not only assures quality and purity [of the seed] but is also available as a resource to ...

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