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Selecting Successful Cover Crops for Your Hop Yard

This fact sheet is designed to help guide commercial hop growers in selecting cover crops. The guide discusses benefits and considerations or cons for four different cover crop strategies: annual fall planted, annual spring planted, annual re-seeding and perennial sod. Cover crop suggestions are tailored to western Oregon climate and regional cropping practices.

By Betsy Verhoeven, | Fact Sheet

Estimating Nitrogen from Cover Crops, Part 2

Cover crops are widely used to reduce soil erosion and increase soil organic matter. When legumes are included in the seed mixture, the cover crop can provide a lot of nitrogen (N) and reduce the need...

By Nick Andrews | Article