SARE 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 2016-2017 summary and report.
Photo Credit: Todd and Arliss Nielsen inspect their ryegrass cover crop in Wright County, Iowa. USDA photo.