Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

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 .

Product specs
Year: 2009
Length: 8 Pages
Author(s): James Hoorman, Rafiq Islam, Alan Sundermeier, Randall Reeder
Location: North Central | Northeast | Ohio | South | West
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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.