Cover crop survey reports yield boost


For the second year in a row, a national survey of farmers has documented a yield boost and other benefits from the use of cover crops in corn and soybeans. The survey, funded by North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) and carried out by the Conservation Technology Information Center, also details the challenges and benefits farmers expect from cover crops, data on the costs of seed and establishment, and insight into how farmers learn to manage cover crops.


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