New Hampshire

New Hampshire State NECCC Contact

Rich Smith
Associate Professor
University of New Hampshire
James Hall, Room 264
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (
603) 862-2724

NH 340 Cover Crop Planting Specification Guide, NRCS
Topics: cover crop selection, planting and termination methods, interseeding, cover crops in silage corn rotations, cover crops in vegetable rotations, grazing
Cover crops: rye, wheat, triticale, spelt, barley, oats, ryegrasses, sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, Japanese millet, teff, orchardgrass, red clover, white clover, alsike clover, crimson clover, berseem clover, subterranean clover, hairy vetch, chickling vetch, field pea, soybean, alfalfa, sweetclover, forage radish, forage turnip, mustard, canola, arugula, buckwheat

Pasture Production of Selected Forage Species, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
Topics: forage crop management, planting dates, seeding rates
Cover crops: rye, wheat, triticale, oats, barley, ryegrass, millet, sorghum-sudangrass, white clover, bird’s foot trefoil, turnips, kale, rapeseed

Links to external websites
Aerial Seeding Helps Farmers Plant Cover Crops in the Northeast, Lancaster Farming
Topics: aerial seeding costs and methods
Cover crops: rye, annual ryegrass, mixes

Between Two Rows: Cover Crops for Perennial Plants, NH Vegetable and Fruit News
Topics: cover crops for small fruit production, alley management
Cover crops: fescues

UNH Researchers Find Forage Radish is the Cream of Cover Crops, University of New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station
Topics: cover crops in vegetable rotations, cover crop species trials
Cover crops: rye, annual ryegrass, crimson clover, white clover, hairy vetch, soybean, alfalfa, forage radish, mixes