Getting started with cover crops
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Cover crops are being promoted for their benefits in reducing nutrient losses and improving soil health. Research has repeatedly proven these benefits. As a result, interest in cover crop use has risen dramatically over the last decade. However, such interest hasn't led to widespread adoption of cover crops in Iowa.
This article is published as Licht, M. 2017, January. Getting started with cover crops. Wallaces Farmer. p.22-23. Farm Progress, Chicago, IL. Posted with permission.