Cover Crops

Cover Crops

After feeding your family all summer long, perhaps you feel it's time to feed your soil. Cover crops are ideal for putting nutrients back into your soil and keeping weed growth to a minimum. In fact, cover crops can be used in summer or winter, and different reasons for using them include (reference):
  • Add Nitrogen
  • Erosion Protection
  • Stabilize Soil Aggregates
  • Reduce Surface Hardness
  • Break Up Deep Compaction
  • Increase Organic Matter
  • Reduce Weeds
  • Reduce Root Rot
  • Attract Beneficial Insects
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