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Report (NCAT) – Overview of Cover Crops and Green Manures

Resource: Report (NCAT) – Overview of Cover Crops and Green Manures

Cover crops could be considered the backbone of any annual cropping system that seeks to be sustainable. This publication summarizes the principal uses and benefits of cover crops and green manures. Brief descriptions and examples are provided for: winter cover crops; summer green manures; living mulches; catch crops; and some forage crops. A selection of print and web resources are provided for further reading.

Source:
NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project

Sectors:
Sustainable Ag., Food & Land

Topics:
Curricular Materials,