Quick guide to herbicide carryover information about cover crops

Quick guide to herbicide carryover information about cover crops

Find out which cover crops can be planted behind specific herbicides.

If you are preparing to seed cover crops this fall, you may want to consider which herbicides were applied and when before making final species selection for each field.

Penn State University Extension weed scientists have put together the most comprehensive list available to date of recommendations for what to expect if you plant specific cover crops following certain herbicides.

Other factors come into play, such as the rate of herbicide applied and the length of time between application and seeding date of the cover crop.

However, this table is an excellent starting point.  Find it in one of two ways:

Quick guide to herbicide carryover information about cover crops

Google it: Simply Google ‘Penn State cover crop herbicide carryover. The table should be in the top few choices that appear.

Go direct to the site: The URL is long: extension.psu.edu/plants/crops/soil-management/cover-crops/herbicide-persistence/herbicide-carryover-table

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