Preparing for late summer planting and fall grazing

By PETER SCHARPE Minnesota Farm Guide

AUSTIN, Minn. – It is not many farmers that would be spending time in late July, early August getting ready to plant. Tom Cotter is not “most farmers.” As his sweet corn fields near harvest, Tom is mixing custom blends of cover crop seed to be planted in that 240 acres. The goal is to have the cover crop planted, established and ready for cattle to graze by Oct. 10.

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