Winter cover crops avoid irrigation dependence

March 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/15/2012, p5
The article discusses a study on the costs and benefits of winter cover crops at the University of California (UC) West Side Research and Extension Center in Five Points. The trial addresses water as the valley farmers' primary concern on cover crops. It also cites an investigation on whether storing extra carbon in the soil can make the soil eligible for selling carbon credits aside from improving soil quality.


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