What: 60-Inch Corn & Cover Crops
Where: Menoken Farm-Burleigh County Soil Conservation District
When: May 2020
Why: Provide crop diversity and enhance sunlight harvest
60-inch corn rows provide the window of opportunity for additional plant
diversity and efficient sunlight harvest. A combination of perennial and annual
cover crops is used. The perennials include cool season introduced and cool
season natives, along with legumes and flowering forbs.
0605 Maintaining the perennial cover crops while planting 60-inch corn.