Montana State University

Cover Crops Presentations, Videos, Publications & Reports

Presentations and Videos

Cover crop cocktails as partial summer-fallow replacement in no-till wheat-fallw rotations - MSU Tallman thesis - (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? Presents general cover crop information with specifics focused 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 Manures. Fertilizer 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 Science. 91:497-508
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