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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Wed Mar 26, 2014 02:52 PM CDT

Cover crops are coming of age. I can tell because more innovation is arriving to manage the practice. One of the latest is a new planter attachment from Dawn Equipment Company that crimps taller winter cover crops such as cereal rye or wheat to terminate spring growth.

Dawn is no stranger to attaching tools to a planter or toolbar and putting them in the field to match a certain practice. The company made its mark manufacturing trash wheels and knife openers for no-till and ridge-till operations. The company is well known for building row cleaners, closing wheels, fertilizer coulter and ...

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