Cover Crops in Demand
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Jul 23, 2015 05:38 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- When a truckload of seed arrived at Green Cover Seed's Nebraska headquarters this week, co-owner Keith Berns got a soggy surprise: A flash flood had breached the bottom of the truck's hoppers at an overnight stop in mid-Missouri and soaked some of the seed.

While the incident resulted in minimal losses, the experience was par for the course in a year when wet weather conditions have left some crop fields unplanted across the Midwest. Berns and other cover crop seed companies are cautiously anticipating a rise in seed sales in the coming weeks, even as the ...

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