Working a narrow zone in the winter forage stubble negates the effect of alleopathy on the following corn crop without resorting to working the entire soil surface. Credit: Tom Kilcer.
Working a narrow zone in the winter forage stubble negates the effect of alleopathy on the following corn crop without resorting to working the entire soil surface.

Winter cover crop good for soil, cows, profit

Triticale has trifecta of benefits for fields, growers and dairy cows.

In the business of farming, there’s a need to maximize the quality and quantity of production within the strict realities of time and environmental health. Finding the right combination of crops is part of the gamble and is important for farmers’ livelihoods.

Triticale is a winter cover crop that limits the gamble with a trifecta of benefits. Triticale is a wheat-rye hybrid from the late 1800s. In New York, 15 years of research shows that triticale brings benefits to the f

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