Getting “In the Weeds” on cover crops

Michigan Field Crops “In the Weeds” podcast fourth series highlights farmer’s stories about cover crop usage.

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Listen to the Michigan Field Crops podcast channel for a new “In the Weeds” series exploring cover crops. You will hear from three farmers about their cover crop practices. Other interviews will include specialists from Michigan State University Extension about topics that will be critical for the 2020 season. Three other series are also available ranging from pest management to sustainability issues. Series 4 discusses cover crop issues. Get listening!

Series 4 Episode 1: Cover Crops, Carryover and Termination

Monica Jean, MSU Extension field crops educator, sits down with Christy Sprague, weed Extension specialist, to discuss cover crops and weed management.

Series 4 Episode 2: In a Pickle with Specialty Crops and Cover Crops

Monica Jean and Paul Gross, MSU Extension field crops educators, sit down with Nathan Clarke, a farmer in Midland County, to discuss cover crops and conservation tillage practices with dry beans and pickles. 

Series 4 Episode 3: One Canadian’s Approach to Cover Crops

Monica Jean and Paul Gross, MSU Extension field crops educators, sit down with Woody Van Arkel, a farmer from Ontario, Canada, to discuss cover crops integration into his corn, soybeans, wheat and sugarbeet rotation.

Series 4 Episode 4: What does the Cover Crop do for my Farm?

Monica Jean, MSU Extension field crops educator, sits down with Dustin Mulock, a f armer from Ontario, Canada, to discuss biofences, companion cropping and nutrient management with cover crops. 

Series 4 Episode 5: Can you help me with my Cover Crop?

Monica Jean, MSU Extension field crops educator, sits down with Dean Baas, MSU Extension sustainable agriculture educator, to discuss 101 cover crop planning and how to get help with your cover crop.

The podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes and embedded on the Field Crops Team website. New podcasts will be posted every week for this series. To receive notification on podcast posts, please subscribe to our channel Michigan Field Crops.

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