Tag: Legume

Larger legume harvest coming for spring

Larger legume harvest coming for spring

October 21, 2017 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that legume harvests were satisfactory due to the expansion of land devoted to growing legume crops which set the course for a larger legume harvest in Germany already in spring. Consistently higher yields than 2016 also contributed to the rise in harvests. In 2017, average yields of feed peas and field […]

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Legume, sunflower, camelina rotation may intensify bioenergy yields, returns

Legume, sunflower, camelina rotation may intensify bioenergy yields, returns

April 16, 2012 |

In Florida, combining the planting of a biofuels crop with a legume and a short-season oilseed crop may make an intensive and short rotation of crops economically profitable, according to research performed by plant pathologist Dan Chellemi. During 2010, he added a legume cover crop, which would supply part of the nitrogen, into the rotation […]

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