Cover Crops truly help us farm, this is how!
Cover crops are plants that is used to slow erosion, improve soil, make water easier to get through crops, smother the weeds, help control pests such insects and rodents and diseases.
Red clover for example can be used as a cover crop that provides many benefits mainly to produce nitrogen, protects from soil erosion and improving soil tilth.
- Short life span perennial
- Winter based plant
- Usually throughout Pennsylvania