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THE COVER CROP BREEDING NETWORK

Delivering the varieties that farmers need across America

ABOUT

We develop new cover crop varieties to boost the profitability of farms and protect the environment. Across the United States, our team selects for winter hardiness, early vigor, high biomass, disease resistance, flowering time, seed yield, pod retention, and soft seed.

US

PEOPLE

A team of breeders, farmers, extensionists, technicians, post-docs, and graduate students from more than 5 institutions.

PUBLICATIONS

We strive to make new knowledge accessible to everyone

LOCATIONS

We are present in more than 15 states. Click to learn more about what happens where.

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CRIMSON CLOVER

HAIRY VETCH

WINTER PEA

Events

  • 2024 Cover Crop Breeding Field Walk
    2024 Cover Crop Breeding Field Walk
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Apr 23
    Freeville
    Apr 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Freeville, 133 Fall Creek Rd, Freeville, NY 13068, USA
    Apr 23, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Freeville, 133 Fall Creek Rd, Freeville, NY 13068, USA
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  • Spring Cover Crop Research Update
    Spring Cover Crop Research Update
    Fri, May 03
    Prairie du Sac
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Prairie du Sac, S8046 US-12, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578, USA
    May 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Prairie du Sac, S8046 US-12, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578, USA
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