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Soil Health Minute: Using cover crops to protect a sandy soil

Using cover crops after a short-season crop is one way to protect the soil resource. In this Soil Health Minute, Abbey Wick looks at one field where a farmer has recently seeded some cover crops.

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David Karki of SDSU underlined that planting cover crops like rye is not so much about big yield increases, but it will make the land more tolerant of fluctuations in weather.