What: 15-Inch Spring Wheat
Where: Menoken Farm-Burleigh County Soil Conservation District
When: May 2020
Why: Providing crop diversity with a biennial cover crop.
Rethinking spring wheat production in the Northern Plains. A broadleaf biennial cover crop, such as sweet clover, provides plant diversity and a green seedbed. A liquid bioinoculant is applied directly into the seed trench with the organic spring wheat seed. Early cover crop termination in dry years and later termination in wet years.
0541 No-till planting spring wheat into a green cover crop with 15-inch spacing.