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Home  >  Field Crops  >   No-Till Case Study, Bauer Farm: Cover Crop Cocktails on Former CRP Land (Summary)

No-Till Case Study, Bauer Farm: Cover Crop Cocktails on Former CRP Land


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By Susan Tallman ~ NCAT Agronomist

Published: November 2012

Updated: n/a



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The Bauer family in Bismarck, North Dakota, converted CRP land back to crop production. Their goal was to increase nutrient cycling and breakdown of old residue while maintaining the no-till benefits gained during the CRP period. To do this, they planted a low-carbon cover crop cocktail with no cool-season grasses. This publication relates the results of their experience.

Table of Contents

Converting CRP to Crop Production
Using a Cover Crop in Small Grain Production
2012 and Beyond
Further Resources

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