Massachusetts

Massachusetts State NECCC Contact

Masoud Hashemi
Extension Professor
University of Massachusetts
207 Bowditch Hall
Amherst, MA 01003
Email: masoud@umass.edu
Phone: (413) 545-1843

PDFs
Cover Crops, UMass Extension
Topics: cover crops in vegetable gardens, late-summer planted cover crops, seeding rates, termination timing
Cover crops: rye, wheat, oats, annual ryegrass, hairy vetch

Links to external websites
Cover Crops and Green Manures (New England Vegetable Management Guide), University of Massachusetts Amherst
Topics: cover crop benefits, choosing cover crops, planting timing, seeding rates and methods, interseeding
Cover crops: rye, oats, Japanese millet, annual ryegrass, teff, sorghum-sudangrass, red clover, white clover, sweetclover, hairy vetch, soybean, cowpea, alfalfa, forage radish, mustard, buckwheat, mixes

Choosing Cover Crops, UMass Extension
Topics: benefits of cover crops, cover crop selection
Cover crops: rye, wheat, sudangrass, crimson clover, red clover, sweetclover, hairy vetch, cowpeas, radish, buckwheat

Summer Cover Crops, UMass Extension
Topics: summer planted cover crops, seeding rates
Cover crops: oats, sorghum-sudangrass, hairy vetch, buckwheat

Late Season Cover Crops, UMass Extension
Topics: late summer- and early fall-planted cover crops, planting dates, seeding rates, termination timing and methods
Cover crops: rye, wheat, oats, ryegrass, sorghum-sudangrass, red clover, hairy vetch, buckwheat

Cover Crops, Hairy Vetch, UMass Extension
Topics: planting dates, seeding rates, termination timing, importance of rhizobia innoculant, nitrogen fixation potential, benefits of mixture use
Cover crops: hairy vetch, mixes

Cover Crops, Brassicas, UMass Extension
Topics: cover crop benefits including pest management, cover crops in vegetable rotations, selection and management, planting dates and seeding rates
Cover crops: radish, mustard, rapeseed, turnips, mixes

Cover Crops, Buckwheat, UMass Extension
Topics: buckwheat in vegetable rotations, seeding rates, termination timing and methods
Cover crops: buckwheat