Farmer Forum Recap: Cover Crop Termination

In GROW’s first Farmer Forum of the 2023 season, a panel of farmers from Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Virginia shared their expertise and experience with cover crop termination, and strategies for planting green into heavy residue. They were joined by Penn State University Extension weed scientist John Wallace, who shared the latest research on termination methods and their impact on weed control. 

You can view the discussion below, using the timestamps as guidance: 

00:00:00 – Start

00:00:28 – START

00:03:01 – Panelist Introduction

00:06:37 – Farmers’ Cover Crop Experience

00:13:25 – Cover Crop Termination Strategies in Wisconsin

00:28:34 – Cover Crop Termination Strategies in Pennsylvania

00:38:42 – Cover Crop Termination Strategies in Virginia

00:48:51 – Latest Penn State Research on Cover Crop Termination

00:54:39 – Optimum Cereal Rye Seeding Rates

00:57:28 – Strategies for Planting into Heavy Biomass

01:09:38 – Q&A

You can find more information on our panelists here: 

Visit GROW’s Cover Crop page and Cover Crop Termination page for more information on this topic. 

Video editing and photos by Claudio Rubione, GROW; Text by Emily Unglesbee, GROW