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Published December 03, 2013, 12:00 AM


The Montana Salinity Control Association sometimes recommends a “cover crop cocktail” to help lower the water table to solve a saline seep. This seed sample has of seven species – field peas, common vetch, oats, tillage radish, forage turnip, flax and camelina. The mixture is planted in early June, and terminated it in late August, for a winter wheat planting. Photo taken Aug. 26, 2013, at Conrad, Mont.
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