Rulon Enterprises have been part of a multi-year study with Purdue – including the effects of cover crops on soil moisture.
In all, the Rulons figure the net value of their cover crops is about $80.77 per acre. That’s a remarkable 321% return on investment (ROI)—more than tripling their money.
Rodney Rulon is the first to admit that people might want to debate how he and his partners arrived at some figure or another. But he points out that a rate of return greater than 300% leaves room for a few adjustments.