Getting started with cover crops can be challenging. The practice often necessitates new equipment purchases or modifications. And there is a wide variety of seed mixes, each suited to a different conditions, to consider. In order to successfully terminating the cover crop in the spring, farmers need to consider cover crop height, weather conditions, and herbicide concentration.
North Jersey RC&D can help you sort through all the information and ensure success. Agricultural Specialist, Christian Bench, has been successfully using cover crops to build organic matter on his farm for over 10 years and has helped countless farmers with their cover cropping questions and concerns.
This service is free to farmers in our target watersheds. For farmers outside our target watershed, we offer a half-day consultation service for only $45.00
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