Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Cover Crops Have Benefits for Cotton

Cover crops can provide several benefits to cotton, include preventing soil erosion and sandblasting, controlling overwintering weeds, and improving irrigation efficiency. Several university cotton specialists offer suggestions to help growers take advantage of these cover crop benefits.

 

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