Cover Crops Help Preserve Ecosystem

Nov 27, 2017

Cover crops help retain soil, but they can also eat into a farmer's profits? Listen to the radio story for the answer.
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Farmers in Central Illinois are experimenting with cover crops to stop soil erosion. Cover crops can also help stop an environmental threat hundreds of miles away. But, do cover crops cut into a farmer’s finances or solvency? Illinois Public Radio's Mark Schultz has our story.