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Title: Panel Discussion: Cover Crops Used at Georgia Forestry Commission Flint River and Walker Nurseries

Author: Fields, Jeff;

Date: 2005

Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33

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Description: Flint River Nursery, located near Montezuma, Georgia, has used rye, wheat, brown top millet, and sorghum sudan grass for cover crops. Flint River has just begun to return to a summer cover crop situation. At Walker Nursery, located near Reidsville, Georgia, certified rye has been sown by the State Department of Corrections (DOC) for their harvesting, with a benefit to both DOC and the nursery. They prepare land, plant, fertilize, spray herbicides and harvest the rye. Generally, no summer cover crop is sown at Walker.

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Keywords: bareroot seedlings, organic content, rye, wheat, sorghum sudan grass

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Fields, Jeff 2005. Panel Discussion: Cover Crops Used at Georgia Forestry Commission Flint River and Walker Nurseries. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33

 


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