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Covers are Integral for Vegetable Growers

Cover crops can be integral to a vegetable grower’s production cycle for a number of reasons, including soil erosion reduction, weed control, and more. A new research project backed by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) aims to dig a little deeper by quantifying the nitrogen cycling benefits of cover crops across different organic vegetable production systems in Florida. Read more in this article from Growing Produce.
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[Podcast] Improving Soil Health In Vegetable Production With Cover Crops

Using cover crops is a way to protect the soil and mitigate soil loss, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, and that includes in vegetable production. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Using cover crops is a way to protect the soil and mitigate soil loss, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, and that includes in vegetable production. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Video] Organic Crop Rotation & Cover Crops

Larry Thompson rotates a diverse array of 30 to 40 warm- and cool-season crops on small plots across his 120-acre organic farm. He sells all of his produce directly to consumers through farm stands. His father started the farm in 1947, and he has been growing cover crops since the 1960s.
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Attend the Fall 2020 Virtual National Cover Crop Summit

Join the editors of Cover Crop Strategies and today's leading cover crop experts Nov. 17-18 for 2-days of productive online learning and networking during the third National Cover Crop Summit. This free-to-attend online event will deliver practical cover cropping ideas and advice to meet your specific needs.

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