Published Jun 19, 2015

Hear PFI’s Cover Crop Research

By Sarah Carlson

I was invited to present about Practical Farmers cover crop on-farm research as a part of the Iowa Learning Farms webinar series last Wednesday, June 17th. To watch the webinar click on the picture.webinar

I shared research results from six finished projects and mentioned the design of a new project. To read more about those projects click on their pictures below to take you to the research report or protocol design associated with them.

v6 cover crop variety trial cover crops and sidedress cover crops for seed corn cover crops and yield cover crops and livestock green manure

To see new projects PFI will be conducting check out our Research Protocols page. If you want to try a project contact Stefan Gailans, PFI’s Research Scientist and Cooperators’ Program Manager.


The Iowa Learning Farms has several webinars that you might want to check out that also feature speakers sharing information about cover crops. Some of interest might include:

February 18: Joe Sellers Cover Crops and Grazing

August 20: Ajay Nair Cover Crops and Vegetable Production 

October 15: Bob Hartzler Weed Management With Cover Crops 

March: Jeremy Singer Managing Cover Crops