Cover crops are crop plants used to protect or enrich the soil in a variety of ways. These crops are typically planted in fall, grown through winter, and tilled into the soil prior to planting in the spring. No one cover crop provides all of the benefits mentioned below but a combination or rotation of select crops can slowly nurture all of these benefits. Our team can help you design and source the seed for a cover crop program based on your goals or the needs of the soil.
The potential benefits of a cover crop program are: