Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Qua...

Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

This fact sheet highlights the physical, chemical, biological, and economic benefits of using cover crops in a sustainable cropping system.

It was produced by NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grant recipient, James Hoorman, in conjunction with the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC).

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: 4 Pages
Author(s): James Hoorman
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.