Cover Crops 101

Cover Crop Resources:

This tool allows you to decide which cover crop species to use on your farmland: http://mccc.msu.edu/selector-tool/

These recipe cards are for a typical Illinois farmer just getting started with cover crops. Use the above tool as a guide for cover crop species selection for these recipe cards:

  • CC Recipe: Organic Transition
    CC Recipe: Organic Transition
  • CC Recipe: Corn-Bean Till
    CC Recipe: Corn-Bean Till
  • CC Recipe: Corn-Bean No-Till
    CC Recipe: Corn-Bean No-Till
  • CC Recipe: Corn-Bean Livestock
    CC Recipe: Corn-Bean Livestock
  • Cover Crops Ahead of Soybeans Step-by-Step Process
    Cover Crops Ahead of Soybeans Step-by-Step Process