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Understanding Cover Crop Classifications, Seed Selection, and Mixes

This article is part of a series on cover crop species selection by ISAP’s Soil Health Specialist, Jim Isermann. The first article provided a general introduction to cover crops and…

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Berseem Clover Provides Cover Benefits and Forage Opportunities

On February 8th, the Illinois Cover Crop On-Farm Network (ICCON) was joined by Dr. Kim Cassida, Extension Specialist for Forages and Cover Crops for Michigan State University to discuss Berseem…

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Illinois Farmers Get Paid for Citizen Science Cover Crop Research

Cover crops are becoming increasingly popular as a key strategy for improving soil health, water quality, and climate resilience across a wide variety of farming systems. Many cover crop benefits…

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