Cover crops have numerous documented benefits including reducing soil erosion, increasing soil organic matter, inhibition of pests and altering nutrient availability. The popularity of using several cover crop species in a mix is increasing, thus this project was established to compare cover crop multi-species mixes to single species or simple mixtures in terms of various functions. 

Read the entire report here: Advancing Cover Crop Systems in Ontario - Focus on Soil Nutrients, Soil Health, Insects and Nematodes 2015