Delaware State NECCC Contact

Mark VanGessel
Professor and Extension Specialist
University of Delaware
Research and Education Center
16684 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-7303

The Delaware Cover Crop Network website is a “virtual, on-going field day” that allows users to observe the progression of cover crop growth from planting to termination at demonstration sites across Delaware.

Fall Cover Crops, Delaware Cooperative Extension
Topics: cover crop benefits in the home garden, cover crop selection, planting dates, termination timing and methods
Cover crops: rye, wheat, triticale, oats, barley, crimson clover, red clover, subterranean clover, hairy vetch, field peas, forage radish, rapeseed

Links to external websites
Spring Planted Cover Crops for Vegetable Rotations, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension
Topics: cover crops in vegetable rotations, spring cover crop options, planting dates and seeding rates, biofumigation, nematode and Phytopthora suppression
Cover crops: oats, annual ryegrass, red clover, field and winter peas, mustards, rapeseed, radishes, arugula, mixes