Making cover crops work in the Northeast: Termination strategies for success
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Workman, Kirsten; Darby, Heather; Ryan, Matthew; Ristow, Aaron
According to the 2017 USDA Agriculture Census, Northeast farms are planting over one million acres of cover crops, and momentum for this conservation practice continues to grow because of its crop, soil, and environmental benefit. Increasing financial incentives coupled with environmental regulations have pushed even more farmers to adopt cover crops. However, like any other crop grown on the farm, the benefits will only be realized with proper planning and timely management.
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