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Cover Crops: Benefits and Limitations

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Cover crops are one of many management tactics that can help sustain and improve soil health. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service defines soil health or soil quality as the continued capacity of soil to function as a vital living ecosystem that sustains plants, animals, and humans. Protecting soils from degradation and runoff losses is vital to having a sustainable environment for the future. Download one of the files above to learn more.

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Authors

Regional Ext Specialist I
Agronomic Crops