Cover Crop Presentations

Presentations and Videos

  • Cover crops: MSU studies results - CPMS, Jan 2015 (pdf)
  • Cover crop research by MSU: Part 1 - Perry Miller on cover crop management, Sept 2014 (video)
  • Cover crop research by MSU: Part 2 - Clain Jones on chemical and physical impacts of cover crops on soils Sept 2014  (video)
  • Cover crop cocktails as partial summer-fallow replacement in no-till wheat-fall rotations - MSU Tallman thesis, May 2014 (video)
  • Mixed cover crops: An introduction - Fall 2013 (video)
  • Cover crop studies at MSU: Initial findings - MT Farmers Union Oct 2013 (pdf) (video)
  • Legume green manure and preliminary results from cover crop mixture study - Shelby Dec 2011 (pdf)
  • Cover Crop Mix study overview - Winter 2012 (pdf)
  • The Burleigh County Soil Conservation District, North Dakota The “Soil Health” page contains presentations and videos.
  • Cover crops: where do they fit in modern cropping systems? General cover crop information with specifics on Mid-west growing region
  • Innovative No-till: Using Multi-Species Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health. ATTRA-NCAT webinar


Publications and Reports

  • Cropping Sequence Effect of Pea and Pea Management on Spring Wheat. Fertilizer Facts No. 45
  • Nitrogen Cycling from Pea Forage to Wheat in No-Till Systems. Fertilizer Facts No. 51
  • Effect of Tillage on Nitrogen Cycling from Annual Legume Green ManuresFertilizer Facts No. 58
  • Improving Annual Legume Green Manure Management by Optimizing Seeding Rates and Termination Timing. Fertilizer Facts No. 61
  • Chen, C, P Miller, F Muehlbauer, K Neill, D Wichman, and K McPhee. 2006. Winter pea and lentil response to seeding date and micro and macro-environments. Agronomy Journal. 98:1655-1663
  • Miller, PR, RE Engel and JA Holmes. 2006. Cropping sequence effect of pea and pea management on spring wheat in the northern Great Plains. Agronomy Journal 98:1610-1619
  • Miller, PR, EJ Lighthiser, CA Jones, JA Holmes, TL Rick, and JM Wraith. 2011. Pea green manure management affects organic winter wheat yield and quality in semiarid Montana. Canadian Journal of Plant Science91:497-508
  • McCauley, AM, CA Jones, PR Miller, MH Burgess, and CA Zabinski. 2012. Nitrogen fixation by pea and lentil green manures in a semi-arid agroecoregion: effect of planting and termination timing. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 92:305-314