Cover crops are the new buzzward. Cover crops are not new, but the term is getting a lot of publicity because of its relationship with soil health. Many farmers use cover crops to add back nutrients to the soil after harvest. In addition, some cover crops like radishes can help aerate the ground to help it collect much needed moisture at the 0 – 8 inch soil surface layer.
Check out this vidoe and learn a little more about the role of cover crops in managing soil health.
In addition, be on the lookout for an announcement coming soon regarding a “new” soil health testing package.