From commodity and input price swings, to droughts and floods, 2021 was a tumultuous year for many farmers. As we reflect on the past year's crop performance, we must now consider the challenges and opportunities that the future may bring.
Thoughts of future cropping seasons underline the importance of cover crops and the resilience that they bring to the farm – an idea that Michael Vittetoe of Washington, IA emphasized in his presentation on cereal rye and weed control at the Fall 2021 Cover Crop Boot Camp. Hear how Michael is keeping dollars on the farm by integrating cereal rye and soybean crops for weed control.
Additional full presentations from the boot camp are posted here and highlighted below.