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Conservation Tillage

Cover Crops

What are cover crops and what do they have to do with conservation tillage?

Cover cropsCover crops are those plants used to create beneficial residue cover (hence "cover" crops). Using these species allows for individual choice in covering acreage, depending on your climatic zone, weather patterns and personal choices. Use the following lists of crop species to learn more about these crops.

 

Small Grains

Legumes

Brassica

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