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Cover Crop Concerns 
Cover crops can be an effective tool in a weed management program, but there are concerns. Researchers with UTIA address those concerns here.


 

Recent Publications

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  Bracey, W., V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, R. N. Oakes, X. Yin, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  2019 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Agronomy Abstract. San Antonio, TX. Nov. 10-13.

Long-term effects of different cover crops, tillage, and nitrogen fertilization rates on soil properties under continuous cotton system of west Tennessee.  Ceylan, S., F. R. Walker, S. Jagadamma, A. Nouri, S. Singh, and B. Kozlowski.  2019.  ASA-Southern Branch Annual Meeting, Feb 3-5, Birmingham, AL.

Thirty four years of tillage, cover crops, and fertilization effect on yield and yield stability under weather extremes.  Gharahassanlou, A. N., J. Lee, X. Yin, and D. D. Tyler.  2019.  Annual Meetings of SSSA, Canadian Society of Soil Science, and Mexican Society of Soil Science, Soil Abstract. San Diego, CA. Jan. 6-9.

Weed control assessment utilizing brewers spent grain, paper mulch and cover crops as carbon sources for anaerobic soil disinfestation.  Liu, D., J. B. Samtani, C. S. Johnson, D. M. Butler, and J. Derr.  2019.  ASHS 2019 Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 21-25 July 2019.

Cover crops under cover: Evaluating ecosystem services of cover crops in year-round high tunnel production systems.  Moore, J. L., J. Gaskin, E. Haramoto, D. Shrestha, A. L. Wszelaki, and K. Jacobsen.  2019.  HortScience, 54(9):80.

Thirty-four years of no-tillage and cover crops improve soil quality and increase cotton yield in Alfisols, Southeastern USA.  Nouri, A. G., J. Lee, D. D. Tyler, A. M. Saxton, and X. Yin.  2019.  Geoderma, v337:998-1008.

Tennessee Cotton: Cover crops - when should you terminate?.  Raper, T. B.  2019.  AgFax.

Tennessee weed tour showcases cover crops, new mixes Smith, R., and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  Delta Farm Press., July 2, 2019.

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  W. Bracey, V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, X. Yin, L. E. Steckel, D. M. Butler, and R. N. Oakes.  2019.  Southern Cover Crops Council Conference, Auburn, AL, 16-17 July 2019.

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  W. Bracey, V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, X. Yin, L. E. Steckel, D. M. Butler, and R. N. Oakes.  2019.  UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting, Knoxville, TN, 17 Dec. 2019.

Crop Rotation and Bio-Cover Impacts on No-Tillage Corn, Soybean, and Cotton Profitability in Tennessee Zhou, X., J. A. Larson, V. R. Sykes, A. J. Ashworth, and F. L. Allen.  2019.  Paper presentation 387-11., ASA-CSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Nov 10-13, 2018, San Antonio, TX. [Abstract]

Tennessee Producer Willingness to Adopt Cover Crops and No-Till.  Campbell, K., C. Boyer, C. D. Clark, D. M. Lambert, and A. Smith.  2018.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting.