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No-Till Case Study, Richter Farm: Cover Crop Cocktails in a Forage-Based System

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A forage-based cropping system routinely removes most plant biomass from the land by baling hay or chopping silage, resulting in inadequate plant residue for healthy soil biology function and soil protection. One solution, used by Marlyn and Patrick Richter in North Dakota, is to grow a multispecies cover crop cocktail after an early forage harvest to add needed residue, organic matter, and available soil nutrients for the subsequent cash crop.



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