Investigating Cereal Rye Varieties for Improved Cover Crop Performance Wheat

Grants and Contracts Details


Research Objectives: The overall goal of this project is to determine which cereal rye cultivars offer the best combination of cover crop benefits to Kentucky producers. The specific objectives are to determine the ability of cereal rye cultivars, planted at two different dates, to provide the following services to producers: 1. Produce complete ground cover and high aboveground biomass for soil conservation 2. Produce deep roots and scavenge residual soil N 3. Suppress weeds during growth
Effective start/end date9/1/1812/31/19


  • Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association: $15,000.00


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