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The Science of Soil Health Video

5th Nov 2015

The Science of Soil Health: Using cover crops to soak up nutrients for the next crop.

No farmer wants to lose precious nutrients in the cool season, but this is exactly what happens when the field is left fallow.

This video produced by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, visits Penn State University and talks to Dr Sjoerd Duiker about how they use cover crops to ensure that those nutrients stay where they belong.

Source: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service