The purpose of the program is to demonstrate to producers that a heavy cereal rye cover crop can be planted in a timely manner, allowed to grow and accumulate biomass, and then be terminated and rolled without using full tillage to provide important short-term benefits (weed control, major disruption of soil moisture conservation, insect suppression) for the subsequent cotton or soybean crop biomass.
Investments to date = $27,500 plus in-kind services!
The Foundation is partnering with the following Districts on the project in 2018/19;
A final report will be posted once all yield data is in.
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To be shared once data collection is finalized.