Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The roots shall set you free: Scientists discover the “liberating” power of cover crops

When Dr. Joel Gruver and his research team at Western Illinois University precision-planted cover crops, they discovered something remarkable. Not only did the radish cover crops scavenge nutrients from the soil, they “liberated” a surprising amount, as well.

Learn more about the nutrient-scavenging AND liberating power of these cover crops in the latest episode of NRCS’ The Science of Soil HealthClick here to watch the three-minute video. It’s science you can really dig!

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