The 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Cover Crop Survey Results are in...

 survey results show that cover crops work to boost yields and control weeds.

Farmers reported increased yields of corn, soybeans, and wheat following the use of cover crops, as well as better control of herbicide-resistant weeds.

Learn more about the Cover Crop Survey and the different cover cropping species and practices included in the .

Photo Credit: Todd and Arliss Nielsen inspect their ryegrass cover crop in Wright County, Iowa. USDA photo.