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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 Spring 2021 National Cover Crop Summit

More than 5,000 attendees have attended the online National Cover Crop Summit to discover proven, practical cover crop strategies. The National Cover Crop Summit returns March 17-18 with more expert presenters and more sessions than ever before! Join today’s most successful cover croppers, researchers and agronomists for this online event and discover proven, practical cover crop strategies in use today. Sign up for this FREE ONLINE EVENT today that has earned a 99% attendee satisfaction rating.

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