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Combating Climate and Erosion with Cover Crops (May 2019)

Weather and field conditions through Winter and Spring of 2019 have led to serious erosion problems across the Midwest.  NE Indiana/NW Ohio farmer Allen Dean and Indiana Ag Nutrient Alliance Executive Director Ben Wicker discuss how fields seeded to cover crops have fared much better than those without protective cover. 

Because these weather patterns are expected to continue or worsen in coming years, it is important to armor fields and improve soil stability and water infiltration with soil health practices.


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