A recent resurgence in interest with cover crops has many producers wondering what options work best. The hashtag #RootsNotIron has become a popular Twitter category, with a focus on multi species cover crops and planting the next crop into live green growing cover crops, with cover crop kill following the planting process. The impact on yield and any practical field implications has not been well researched. This project will attempt to evaluate these parameters across a range of cropping practices.

Read the entire report here: Roots Not Iron: Evaluating Cover Crop Options 2015