Farm Progress America, April 1, 2022

Max Armstrong reports on the benefits of cover crops.

April 1, 2022

Max Armstrong shares that the move to cover crops for conservation is moving at different speeds in the country. In Iowa, for example, just 10% of acres have cover crops. Max shares some key benefits of cover crops from Mark Licht, assistant professor and extension cropping system specialist, Iowa State University. From soil health to weed control to adding wildlife habitat, cover crops can help.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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