Anand, M. 2010. Essays on the profitability of winter farming practices. Doctor of Philosophy dissertation, Auburn University.
Arbuckle, J.G. and Roesch-McNally, G. 2015. Cover crop adoption in Iowa: The role of perceived practice characteristics. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(6):418–429.
Ashford, D. and Reeves, D.W. 2003. Use of mechanical roller-crimper as an alternative kill method for cover crops. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 18(1):37–45.
Beaton, A.J., Dhuyvetter, K.C., Kastens, T.L., and Williams, J.R. 2005. Per unit costs to own and operate farm machinery. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 37(1):131–144.
Bergtold, J.S., Anand, M., and Molnar, J. 2007. Joint adoption of conservation agricultural practices by row crop producers in Alabama. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Southern Conservation Agricultural Systems Conference, Quincy, FL, 25–27 June 2007.
Bergtold, J.S., Duffy, P.A., Hite, D., and Raper, R.L. 2012. Demographic and management factors affecting the adoption and perceived yield benefit of winter cover crops in the Southeast. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 44(1):1–18.
Bergtold, J.S. and Goodman, B. 2007. The economics of conservation tillage. Working Paper. National Soils Dynamics Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, USDA.
Bergtold, J.S., Terra, J.A., Reeves, D.W., Shaw, J.N., Balkcom, K.S., and Raper, R.L. 2005. Profitability and risk associated with alternative mixtures of high-residue cover crops. In Paper Presented at Southern Agriculture Economics Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, AR, 5–9 February.
Bezkorowajnyj, P.G., Gordon, A.M., and McBride, R.A. 1993. The effect of cattle foot traffic on soil compaction in a silvo-pastoral system. Agroforestry Systems 21:1–10.
Biederbeck, V.O. and Bourman, O.T. 1994. Water use by annual green manure legumes in dryland cropping systems. Agronomy Journal 86:543–549.
Biederbeck, V.O., Bouman, O.T., Looman, J., Slinkard, A.E., Bailey, L.D., Rice, W.A., and Janzen, H.H. 1993. Productivity of four annual legumes as green manure in dryland cropping systems. Agronomy Journal 85:1035–1043.
Blanco-Canqui, H., Claassen, M.M., and Presley, D.R. 2012. Summer cover crops fix nitrogen, increase crop yield, and improve soil–crop relationships. Agronomy Journal 104(1):137–147.
Bonner, I.J., Muth, D.J. Jr, and Koch, J.B. 2014. Modeled impacts of cover crops and vegetative barriers on corn stover availability and soil quality. Bioenergy Research 7(2):576–589.
Bouldin, D.R. 1988. Effects of green manure on soil organic matter content and nitrogen availability. In Sustainable Agriculture Green Manure in Rice Farming. International Rice Research Institute, Philippines.
Chavas, J.P. 2004. Risk Analysis in Theory and Practice. Academic Press, London, UK.
Colombo, S., Hanley, N., and Calatrava-Requena, J. 2005. Designing policy for reducing the off-farm effects of soil erosion using choice experiments. Journal of Agricultural Economics 56(1):81–95.
Dabney, S., Delgado, J., and Reeves, D. 2001. Using winter cover crops to improve soil and water quality. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 32(7, 8):1221–1250.
Derpsch, R. 2008. No-tillage and conservation agriculture: A progress report. In Goddard, T., Zoebisch, M.A., Gan, Y.T.,Eilli, W., Watson, A. and S. Sombatpanit (eds). No-Till Farming Systems. Special Publication No. 3. World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Bangkok. p. 7–39.
Dhuyvetter, K.C. 2014. 2014 projected custom rates for Kansas. Kansas State Department of Agricultural Economics. Publication Number AM-KCD-2014.02.01. Available at website http://www.agmanager.info.
Duiker, S.W. and Curran, W.S. 2005 Rye cover crop management for corn production in the northern Mid-Atlantic region. Agronomy Journal 97(5):1413–1418.
Dunn, M., Ulrich-Schad, J.D., Prokopy, L.S., Myers, R.L., Watts, C.R., and Scanlon, K. 2016. Perceptions and use of cover crops among early adopters: Findings from a national survey. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 71:29–40.
Goddard, T., Zoebisch, M., Gan, Y., Ellis, W., Watson, A., and Sombatpanit, S. 2008. No-till Farming Systems. Special Publication No. 3, World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Bangkok, ISBN: 978-974-8391-60-1. p. 544. Funny Publishing.
Hagny, M. 2008. New frontiers. Leading Edge: The Journal of No-Till Agriculture 7:417–421.
Ingels, C. and Klonsky, K. 1998. Historical and current uses. In Ingels, C.A., Bugg, R.L., McGourty, G.T. and Christensen, L.P. (eds). Cover Cropping in Vineyards: A Grower's Handbook. University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Publication 3338, Oakland, CA. p. 3–7.
Janke, R., Claassen, M., Heer, W., Jost, J., Freyenerger, S., and Norman, D. 2002. The use of winter annual legume cover crops in a wheat-grain sorghum rotation in south central Kansas. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 20(2):69–88.
Jhala, A., Redfearn, D., Anderson, B., Drewnoski, M., and Proctor, C. 2016. Herbicide options for planting forage cover crops after corn and soybean. Cropwatch, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Available at Web site http://cropwatch.unl.edu/2016/herbicide-options-planting-forage-cover-crops-after-corn-and-soybean (verified 20 April 2017).
Johnson, G. and Raun, W. 2003. Nitrogen response index as a guide to fertilizer management. Journal of Plant Nutrition 26(2):249–262.
Kell, W. and McKee, R. 1936. Farmer's Bulletin no. 1758: Cover Crops for Soil Conservation. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Kornecki, T.S., Price, A.J., and Raper, R.L. 2006. Performance of different roller designs in terminating rye cover crop and reducing vibration. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 22:633–641.
Larson, J., Roberts, R., Jaenicke, E., and Tyler, D. 2001. Profit-maximizing nitrogen fertilization rates for alternative tillage and winter cover systems. Journal of Cotton Science 5:156–168.
Larson, J., Roberts, R., Tyler, D., Duck, B., and Slinksy, S. 1998. Nitrogen-fixing winter cover crops and production risk: A case study for no-tillage corn. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 30:163–174.
Lichtenberg, E. 2004. Cost-responsiveness of conservation practice adoption: A revealed preference approach. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 29(3):420–435.
Lichtenberg, E., Hanson, J.C., Decker, A.M., and Clark, A.J. 1994. Profitability of legume cover crops in the mid Atlantic region. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 49:582–585.
Liebl, R., Simmons, F.W., Wax, L.M., and Stoller, E.W. 1992. Effect of rye (Secale cereal) mulch on weed control and soil moisture in soybean (Glycine max). Weed Technology 6(4):838–846.
Lu, Y.C., Watkins, K.B., Teasdale, J.R., and Abdul-Baki, A.A. 2000. Cover crops in sustainable food production. Food Reviews International 16(2):121–157.
Mallory, E.B., Posner, J.L., and Baldock, J.O. 1998. Performance, economics, and adoption of cover crops in Wisconsin cash grain rotations: On-farm trials. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 13(1):2–11.
Mannering, J.V., Griffith, D.R., and Johnson, K.D. 2000. Winter Cover Crops—Their Value and Management. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, West Lafayette, IN.
Mansoer, Z., Reeves, D.W., and Wood, C.W. 1997. Suitability of sunn hemp as an alternative late-summer legume cover crop. Soil Science Society of America Journal 61:246–253.
Marshall, E. 2012. Incentives, costs, and implications of wide-spread cover crop adoption in the United States. Prepared for the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association's 2012 AAEA Annual Meeting, August 12–14, 2012, Seattle, WA.
McDonald, P., Singer, J., and Wiedenhoeft, M. 2008. Self-seeded cereal cover crop effects on interspecific competition with corn. Agronomy Journal 100:440–446.
Mississippi State University. 2007. Cotton 2008 planning budgets. Online. Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University. Budget Report 2007-01.
Moonen, A. and Barberi, P. 2004. Size and composition of the weed seedbank after 7 years of different cover-crop-maize management systems. Weed Research 44(3):163–177.
Nielsen, D.C., Lyon, D.J., Hergert, G.W., Higgins, R.K., Calderón, F.J., and Vigil, M.F. 2015. Cover crop mixtures do not use water differently than single-species plantings. Agronomy Journal 107(3):1025.
Nielsen, D.C., Lyon, D.J., Higgins, R.K., Hergert, G.W., Holman, J.D., and Vigil, M.F. 2016. Cover crop effect on subsequent wheat yield in the central Great Plains. Agronomy Journal 108(1):243–256.
Nielsen, D.C. and Vigil, M.F. 2005. Legume green fallow effect on soil water content at wheat planting and wheat yield. Agronomy Journal 97(3):684.
O'Connor, C. 2013. Soil matters: How the Federal Crop Insurance Program should be reformed to encourage low-risk farming methods with high-reward environmental outcomes. In 2013 AAEA: Crop Insurance and the Farm Bill Symposium, 8–9 October, Louisville, KY. No. 156789. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Pannell, D.J. 1999a. Social and economic challenges in the development of complex farming systems. Agroforestry Systems 45:393–409.
Pannell, D.J. 1999b. Economics, extension, and the adoption of land conservation innovations in agriculture. International Journal of Social Economics 26:999–1006.
Power, J.F., Doran, J.W., and Koerner, P.T. 1991. Hairy vetch as a winter cover crop for dryland corn production. Journal of Production Agriculture 4(1):462–467.
Pratt, M.R., Tyner, W.E., Muth, D.J. Jr, and Kladivko, E.J. 2014. Synergies between cover crops and corn stover removal. Agricultural Systems 130:67–76.
Ramirez, M.J.G., King, C.L., and Arbuckle, J.G. Jr 2015. Cost-share effectiveness in the adoption of cover crops in Iowa. In Selected Paper, AAEA WAEA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 26–28 July.
Raper, R.L. and Kirby, J.M. 2006. Soil compaction: How to do it, undo it and avoid doing it. ASABE Distinguished Lecture Series 30:1–14.
Reddy, K. 2003. Impact of rye cover crop and herbicides on weeds, yield, and net return in narrow-row transgenic and conventional soybean. Weed Technology 17(1):28–35.
Reeder, R. 2002. Maximizing performance in conservation tillage systems—an overview. In Paper presented at American Society of Agriculture Engineers Annual International Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 28–31 July.
Reeves, D.W. 1994. Cover crops and rotations. In Hartfield, J.L. and Stewart, B.A. (eds) Advances in Soil Science: Crop Residue Management. Lewis Publishers, CRC Press Inc., Boca Raton, FL. p. 125–172.
Reimer, A.P., Weinkauf, D.K., and Prokpy, L.S. 2012. The influence of perceptions of practice characteristics: An examination of agricultural best management practice adoption in two Indiana watersheds. Journal of Rural Studies 28:118–128.
Risk Management Agency (RMA), USDA 2016. Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Commodity Year Statistics for 2014. As of: May 23, 2016. Nationwide Summary—By State. Available at Web site http://www.rma.usda.gov/data/sob.html.
Roberts, R.K., Larson, J.A., Tyler, D.D., Duck, B.N., and Dillivan, K.D. 1998. Economic analysis of the effects of winter cover crops on no-tillage corn yield response to applied nitrogen. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 53(3):280–285.
Robinson, C. and Nielsen, D. 2015. The water conundrum of planting cover crops in the Great Plains: When is an inch not an inch? Crops and Soils 48(1):24–31.
Sainju, U. and Singh, B. 2001. Tillage, cover crop, and kill-planting date effects on corn yield and soil nitrogen. Agronomy Journal 93:878–886.
Schipanski, M.E., Barbercheck, M., Douglas, M.R., Finney, D.M., Haider, K., Kaye, J.P., Kemanian, A.R., Mortensen, D.A., Ryan, M.R., Tooker, J., and White, C. 2014. A framework for evaluating ecosystem services provided by cover crops in agroecosystems. Agricultural Systems 125:12–22.
Schlegel, A. and Havlin, J.L. 1997. Green fallow for the central plains. Agronomy Journal 89:762–767.
Singer, J. and Kaspar, T. 2006. Cover crop Selection and Management for Midwest Farming Systems. University Extension, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Singer, J. and Meek, D. 2004. Repeated biomass removal affects soybean resource utilization and yield. Agronomy Journal 96:1382–1389.
Singer, J.W., Kohler, K.A., and McDonald, P.B. 2007a. Self-seeding winter cereal cover crops in soybean. Agronomy Journal 99:73–79.
Singer, J.W., Nusser, S.M., and Alf, C.J. 2007b. Are cover crops being used in the U.S. corn belt? Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 62(5):353–358.
Snapp, S.S., Swinton, S.M., Labarta, R., Mutch, D., Black, J.R., Leep, R., Nyiraneza, J., and O'Neil, K. 2005. Evaluating cover crops for benefits, costs and performance within cropping system niches. Agronomy Journal 97:322–332.
Sullivan, P. 2003. Overview of cover crops and green manures. Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas. Available at Web site http://www.attra.ncat.org.
Sustainable Agriculture Network 1998. Managing Cover Crop Profitability. 2nd ed. Handbook Series Book 3. Sustainable Agriculture Productions, Berlington, VT.
Sweeney, D. and Moyer, J. 1994. Legume green manures and conservation tillage for grain sorghum production on prairie soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 58:1518–1524.
Teasdale, J. and Mohler, C. 2000. The quantitative relationship between weed emergence and the physical properties of mulches. Weed Science 48:385–392.
Twete, D., Habets, S., Stock, G., Smith, R., Thiessen, E., and Wells, E. 2008. 2007 Rates Paid by Kansas Farmers for Custom Work. Kansas Department of Agriculture, Kansas Agriculture Statistics Service, Topeka, KS.
Uri, N. 2001. The environmental implications of soil erosion in the United States. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 66:293–312.
U.S. Congress, House of Representatives. 2007. Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. Title II - Energy Security Through Increased Production of Biofuels; Subtitle A - Renewable Fuel Standard. U.S. Government Printing Office.
Wade, T., Claassen, R., and Wallander, S. 2015. Conservation practice adoption rates vary widely by crop and region, EIB-147, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, December 2015.
Watson, S. 1999. Kansas No-till Handbook. Dept. Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.