Cover Crop Termination Guidelines: non-irrigated cropland

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These guidelines were developed based on research literature, plant growth and soil hydrology models, and input from national/local experts in cover crop management. The guidelines apply to non-irrigated cropland, including systems that contain a fallow period, and to cover crops actively growing at the time of termination. Recommendations are provided on termination periods to achieve conservation benefits and to minimize risk of yield reduction in the following crop due to soil water use

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