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Research Project: Design and Building a Cover Crop Planter

Location: Genetics and Sustainable Agriculture Research

Project Number: 6064-21660-001-043-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2022
End Date: Jul 31, 2023

Objective:
To design and build a cover crop planter that can be used to plant various types of cover crops in standing green cotton crop.

Approach:
Design and build a two-row planter as a protype for planting cover crop seed in cotton near maturity stage so that cover crop can be planted early in the fall before cotton is harvested.