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Corn and Soybean Production with a Winter Rye Cover Crop
Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports
  • John E. Sawyer, Iowa State University
  • Jose L. Pantoja, Iowa State University
  • Daniel W. Barker, Iowa State University
Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm
Extension Number
RFR A1256
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The objective of this project was to study corn nitrogen (N) fertilization requirement and corn/soybean yield response when grown in a rye cover cropping system. Multiple rates of N fertilizer were applied, with measurement of corn yield response to applied N and soybean yield with and without a fall-planted winter rye cover crop. The study was conducted at multiple research farms, with the intent for comparison of with and without a cover crop system across varying soil and climatic conditions in Iowa.
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Iowa State University
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Citation Information
John E. Sawyer, Jose L. Pantoja and Daniel W. Barker. "Corn and Soybean Production with a Winter Rye Cover Crop" (2013)
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