December 20, 2019 10:00 am
During this season of extra water, in the form of rain or snow, we often forget that although moisture is critical for growing crops next season, rain and snow can also move soil. Rainfall splatter is a very real thing in your fields and can cause soil to be displaced.
However, cover crops are the not-so-secret ingredient to keeping soil where it needs to be, as the roots hold it in place and penetrate soil layers to help reduce soil compaction and improve water infiltration. Read more.