Introduction to Cover Crop Selection

Cover Crops

What are cover crops? • A tool to address specific resourceconcerns.• Not the “silver bullet”• Can be annuals, biennials or perennials.• Greater the diversity the greater theresponse from soil microbes and higherenvironmental stress tolerance. Download the PDF

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Silvopasture Case Studies

Silvopasture cows

SFA recently published a compendium of five case studies featuring farmers who practice silvopasture and agroforestry. Researched and written by Jared Luhman, SFA’s Soil Health Lead, these case studies feature farmers throughout Minnesota who have been using silvopasture practices for three or more years and whose stories offer tangible examples, support, and encouragement to others.…

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