What are your objectives?

Your objectives & challenges are the starting point in creating a cover crop or pasture program.

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  • Improve soil health

  • Build organic matter

  • Alleviate soil compaction

  • Increase organic Nitrogen levels

  • Cycle nutrients

  • Scavenge nutrients

  • Create a mulch

  • Improve water infiltration

  • Increase water holding capacity

  • Decrease soil surface evaporation

  • Increase drainage

  • Protect water quality

  • Suppress weeds

  • Attract beneficial insects

  • Create a trap crop for insect pests

  • Reduce soil erosion

  • Control nematodes

  • Increase aggregate stability

  • Create a windbreak

  • Graze livestock - on seasonal or permanent pasture

  • Hay or silage production