‘Green Manure’: How Cover Crops Create Healthy Soils and Boost Crop Yields – Dr Lynn Brandenberger | Dr Joshua Massey

Dec 1, 2021 | earth and environment

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In order to meet the demands of a growing human population, farmers across the globe are attempting to improve the yields and nutritional content of their crops. However, this is an especially difficult challenge, in an age where climate change is negatively impacting our agricultural systems. To address these pressing issues, Dr Lynn Brandenberger and Dr Joshua Massey of Oklahoma State University focus on the intersection of soil health and crop production. Recently, they demonstrated how cover crops can greatly improve soil health and, consequently, enhance crop yields.

 

 

 

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