North Central SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till
Growing cover crops can help farmers adapt faster to a continuous no-till system, one that provides long-term economic and environmental benefits that are difficult to obtain by no-tilling one year at a time.
This fact sheet, produced by NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant recipient, James Hoorman, explains how growing cover crops can help farmers adapt faster to a continuous no-till system.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) GNC08-093, Recycling Nutrients with Cover Crops to Decrease Hypoxia/Eutrophication while Promoting Sustainable Crop Production .
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