Nebraska specific cover crop resources and publications can be found on the Nebraska Extension Crop Watch Website- Cover Crop

Nebraska Cover Crop Recipe – Post Corn, Going to Soybean: Use Cereal Rye
Nebraska Cover Crop Recipe – Post Soybean, Going to Corn: Use a Mix of Oats/Wheat/Rapeseed or Wheat Only
Please scroll down to read extension publications from Nebraska.


Various agencies provide cover crop services at a local level. These resources can help with technical support and answer questions from a local perspective at no cost.

Nebraksa Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Find your local NRCS Field Service Center

University of Nebraska Extension

Find your County University of Nebraska Extension Office

Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Program

View detailed maps of the NE commission areas

Feel free to contact your MCCC state representative for local questions and recommendations. Your MCCC state representative's contact information can be found on the State Contacts tab.

MCCC State Contact

Gary Lesoing, Extension Educator
University of Nebraska
Nemaha County
1824 N St. Ste. 102
Auburn, NE 68305
Phone: 402-274-4755

Other Contacts

Humberto Blanco
Associate Professor of Agonomy & Horticulture
Department of Agronomy & Horticulture
University of Nebraska
1875 N 38th, PLSH 261
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone: 402-472-1510

Click here for full list of NE cover crop contacts

Cover Cropping for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects

Eric Lee-Mader, Anne Stine, Jarrod Fowler, Jennifer Hopwood and Mace Vaughanby – Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation with contributions from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service August 2017 Cover Cropping for Pollinators… Show more