Cover crop calculator – Economics

This interactive calculator is a decision-support tool that estimates the costs and benefits of winter cover cropping in almond and processing tomato operations in California's Central Valley. The tool estimates how much farmers can expect their profits to change after growing winter cover crops for a certain number of years. All values that are used … Continue reading Cover crop calculator – Economics Read the rest

Oregon State University Cover Crop Calculator and User Guide

Link: https://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/calculator This free online tool compares the nutrient value and cost of cover crops, organic and synthetic fertilizers and compost. Use this Calculator to develop well balanced and cost effective nutrient management programs for your farm. Developed by Nick Andrews, Dan Sullivan, Jim Julian and Kristin Pool. The OSU Organic Fertilizer and Cover Crop … Continue reading Oregon State University Cover Crop Calculator and User Guide Read the rest

No-Till Case Study, Miller Farm: Restoring Grazing Land with Cover Crops

This free publication from ATTRA is a case study study on converting marginal cropland back to grazing land by planting several years of a diverse cover crop mixture containing legumes, tap roots, and more. For Ken Miller of Mandan, North Dakota, a cover crop cocktail helps break up the old plow layer, increase nutrient cycling, … Continue reading No-Till Case Study, Miller Farm: Restoring Grazing Land with Cover Crops Read the rest