Ruth Correll: Benefits of cover crops
During their growth, cover crops help reduce soil compaction and prevent erosion. Their roots penetrate and help loosen heavy-textured soils, allowing better air and water penetration. Inoculated legume cover crops add nitrogen to the soil. When you turn cover crops under, they add organic matter to the soil – building better soil structure and fertility.
Updated Aug 2, 2017 at 9:45 PM