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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Cover crop
Photo by Nancy Allen/The Daily Standard

Brother Nick Renner demonstrates a machine he fabricated that detassles corn and plants winter cover crop seeds simultaneously. He planted a section of cereal rye Tuesday. As the machine operates, the chopped corn residue falls to the ground to give the cover crop seeds a bed to sprout and germinate.

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