Delaware

Delaware State NECCC Contact

Mark VanGessel
Professor and Extension Specialist
University of Delaware
Research and Education Center
16684 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Email: mjv@udel.edu
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.

PDFs
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