SARE Has Cover Crop Resources

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has identified four basic principles or approaches for maintaining and improving soil health:

  • – Keep the soil covered as much as possible
  • – Disturb the soil as little as possible
  • – Keep plants growing throughout the year to feed the soil
  • – Diversify crop rotations as much as possible, including cover crops

Want to know more? SARE has great resources on cover crops. 

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