Published Jul 27, 2023

Cereal Rye Cover Crop and Soybeans – Practical Cover Croppers

By Practical Farmers of Iowa

Practical Farmers of Iowa members discuss the process and benefits of planting soybeans into cereal rye and delaying termination of rye cover after planting. This video includes interviews with Rachel Amundson of Osage, Iowa; Nathan Anderson of Aurelia, Iowa; Jon Bakehouse of Hastings, Iowa; Nick Smith of Epworth, Iowa; and Will Cannon of Prairie City, Iowa. Keep an eye out for more videos in this series, which will focus on everything from the basics of cover cropping to more advanced topics like relay cropping, roller crimping and diverse rotations. This project is supported by The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research. Any reference to specific products or technology does not constitute or imply an endorsement by FFAR for those products or technology.