Winter crops also could increase corn yields, extension educator says
By Nancy Allen
Recent studies on winter cover crops have shown great promise in tying up phosphorous and nitrogen, two nutrients abundant in the Grand Lake and Wabash River watersheds.
Jim Hoorman, of the Ohio State University Extension, spoke to a crowd of about 40 people Thursday at a Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance advisory board meeting. He is helping conduct studies on annual rye grass and cereal rye grass, two types of winter cover crops. [More]