New York Cover Crops Decision Tool
This is an online tool to help you quickly narrow the choices of cover crop for your situation. In a few seconds, you will have growing instructions for the cover crop that will do the job you need.
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It is designed for the soil, climate, cropping practices and seed market in New York. It is probably useful in adjacent states and provinces as well. However, even slightly different timing of cash crop sowing or harvest can change the opportunity to use particular cover crop.
Additional information about cover crops can be found on the Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers website maintained by Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ENE09-110, Filling soil health prescriptions with targeted cover crops .
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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.