Benefits of Cover Crops

BENEFITS OF COVER CROPS:
  • Reduce soil erosion due to wind and water
  • Limit nitrogen leaching
  • Suppress weeds
  • Increase water infiltration
  • Add organic matter
  • Recycle nutrients
  • Reduce soil compaction
  • Add nitrogen to soil - legumes
  • Improve soil health
  • Provide feed
  • Suppress disease
  • Attract beneficial insects
  • Keeps land in production
  • Protect water quality
  • Conserve soil moisture
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