Planting

Establishing cover crops remains the biggest challenge facing producers who currently use cover crops and is the second biggest barrier to cover crop adoption for non-users (2014-2015 Cover Crop Survey- CTIC & NC-SARE); below is the latest information from around the Midwest.

Managing Cover Crop Profitably Book CoverManaging Cover Crop Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (2007, 3rd ed.) is a good resource for getting started with cover crops.


Cover Crops in Missouri: Putting Them to Work on Your Farm

Rob Myers, Charlie Ellis, Rich Hoormann, Tim Reinbott – University of Missouri; Newell Kitchen – USDA Agricultural Research Service; Jodie Reisner – USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Updated April 2016

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