There are a variety of crop mixes utilized as cover crops. University of Minnesota Extension Educator Liz Stahl says cereal rye has many advantages, including the ability to reduce weed pressure and adding biomass to the soil. “If you’re going to start out on cover crops, I encourage people to just hit that easy button,” said Stahl. “This is an easier entry cover crop and one that you’re setting yourself up, hopefully, for success.”
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