|Look for December 2013 "Did You Know" tips at links below|
- Agricultural Irrigation
- Crop Production
- Drinking Water
- Lakes / Ponds / Streams
- Lawn and Landscape Irrigation
- Lawns, Landscapes and Gardens
- Livestock Manure Management
- Policy / Law / Economics / Human Behavior
- Stormwater Management
- Wastewater - Domestic Sewage
- Water Basics (groundwater, surface water, hydrology)
- Well and Wellhead Management
Crops including grasses, legumes or forbs used for seasonal cover and other conservation purposes.
SARE Publications 2007, Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition. Beltsville, MD: Sustainable Agriculture Network, 244 pgs. $19 for book; PDF version available.
Cropwatch (2007 archives): Cover crops offer benefits after early crop harvest
Cropwatch (2006 archives): Cereal rye vs. ryegrass as cover crop
Cover Crops in SE Nebraksa-Gage County Extension I*
Potential cover crops in SE Nebraska. Informational slides in PDF format by Paul C. Hay, on crops which could be used before soybeans, milo.
Natural Resources Conservation Service References*
Conservation practice standard on cover crops.
Rolf-Derpsch: The Importance of Green Manure Cover Crops
No-Till On the Plains Association-on cover crops
Link to no-till discussion board; list of articles
*pdf format. Download the free Acrobat Reader.