Heartland Outdoors: Conservation Corner

Cover Crops and Soil Moisture

Monday, November 05

No cropping system is drought proof, but there are ways to prepare for a dry year.

Watch this Science of Soil Health video to learn how cover crops affect soil moisture for the next year’s cash crop.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohX1jIlH_kI&feature=youtu.be

Cover crops such as turnips can attract wildlife such as deer.  My brother just informed me that the deer have destroyed all the turnips he planted at his farm. 



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