"Managing Cover Crops Profitably"
explores how and why cover crops work and provides all the information
needed to build cover crops into any farming operation. Revised
and updated in 2007, the 3rd edition includes new chapters on brassicas
and mustards, six new farm profiles, as well as a comprehensive
chapter on the use of cover crops in conservation tillage systems.
Updates throughout are based on more than 100 new literature citations
and consultations with cover crop researchers and practitioners
around the country. Appendices include seed sources and a listing
of cover crop experts.
“This is the best book I have ever read. It uses science
to explain complex concepts, lays out options for different systems
and climates, and allows innovative farmers to digest the information
and make their own intelligent decisions. Thank you for the practical
advice, acknowledgement of complex tradeoffs, specifics, details
Wolfgang Rougle, Twining Tree Farm, Cottonwood, Cal.
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