What is a cover crop?

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A cover crop is a crop planted primarily to manage soil fertility, carbon storage, soil quality, water, weeds, pests, diseases, biodiversity and wildlife. See the following links for more information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cover_crop  

http://www.fwi.co.uk/arable/cover-crops-what-are-the-benefits.htm

 

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