Nutrient Management - Resources
This web site provides a process to calculate economic return to N application with different nitrogen and corn prices and to find profitable N rates directly from recent N rate research data. The method used follows a regional approach for determining corn N rate guidelines that is implemented in several Corn Belt states.
NRCS diagram that qualifies various ecosystem effects and management outcomes associated with cover crops.
2015 Iowa Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) cost share programming for cover crops.
The Midwest Cover Crops Council site provides information currently available on the use of cover crops in the Midwestern United States. The Council's goal is to expand upon the available information by working together as a regional collective of researchers, educators, farmers, and agribusinesses, ultimately leading to an increase in the use of cover crops on agricultural lands.
Overview of various economic benefits associated with the use of cover crops.
Iowa State University archive of cover crop related research and management outreach.
NRCS showcase brochure featuring cover crops.
Iowa State University Extension's Ag Decision Maker provides content to help producers better understand the costs of agricultural decisions.
Partial budget analysis of cover crop costs and benefits.