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OMAFRA: Path to cover cropping success following winter wheat

August 15, 2023  By Field Crop News

With winter wheat harvest well underway in the province, cover crop seeding will follow closely. Adoption of cover crops has increased in Ontario over the last number of years, and for good reason – they help improve water infiltration, compete with weeds, and capture left-over nutrients. Jake Munroe, OMAFRA soil management specialist (field crops), shares some tips for achieving success with cover crops after wheat, especially if you’re new to cover cropping.

The first – and possibly most important – step is to decide on your goal for growing the cover crop and how you want the field to look next spring. |READ MORE



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