This video, produced in October 2015, features a high clearance cover crop seeder, also called a "highboy" seeder. University of Vermont Extension Northwest Crops and Soils program staff Jeff Sanders describes its use in Vermont silage corn acreage. The video was produced with funding support from the Northeast Center for Risk Management Education and the USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants program.
The University of Vermont Northwest Crops and Soils program conducts applied research on agronomic practices, including forage trials for organic dairy farms. Take a look at some of our results, and visit our website for more info: www.uvm.edu/extension/cropsoil
Learn about growing grains in Vermont from UVM Extension agronomist Dr. Heather Darby as seen on Across the Fence August 9, 2009. You will get of glimpse of what grain farming was like centuries ago and learn how it is being revitalized by new research into old varieties.
Watch University of Vermont Extension's collection of instructional YouTube videos and learn how to grow hops in the Northeast from building a trellis, to setting up irrigation, to determining harvest moisture!