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RESEARCH

2010-2011 Cover Crop Research

Tillage Radish® and Timing

Steve Groff Farm-Scale Cover Crop Research Results n Conducted at Cedar Meadow Farms, Holtwood, PA, by Steve Groff and staff

Research on Timing of Tillage Radish® Planting and Effect on Corn Yield

Objective:

Attempt to determine the latest practical planting date for Tillage Radish ® (TR) to have a positive effect on

yield for corn planting following Tillage Radish ® grown as a cover crop.

Tillage Radish ® Planted Corn Yield b/a Difference b/a

Control (no TR) 136.75 –

September 20, 2010 149.21 + 12.46

October 9, 2010 145.11 + 8.36

2012 Evaluation for Cover Crops

in a Dry Year (Illinois)

All plots received normal fertility

Field Corn

Soybeans

YIELD

YIELD

100

90

96

99

100

90

80

80

70

70

Bushels/Acre

60

50

40

30

20

39

Bushels/Acre

60

50

40

30

20

46 46

32

10

10

0

0

Tillage Radish®

TillageMax INDY Mix

Control

Tillage Radish®

TillageMax INDY Mix

Control

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