A brief introduction to cover crops

Cover crops are used to accomplish a variety of soil improvement issues. Erosion control, increasing organic matter, nitrogen fixation, increasing water infiltration, better soil structure and improving the soil micro flora, all of which aid in sustaining or increasing yields thru healthier soilds. Deep rooting enhances the ability for the crop to follow those roots deeper. A multitude of species are used to accomplish a given response in carious parts of the country.

Types of Cover Crops