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Department of Agricultural Economics Online Seminar

Cover crop practices, programs and soil health outcomes in the U.S.

Date: Time: 3:00 am–5:00 am
Online Only
Contact: Sheila Johnson, (402) 472-2757, sheila.johnson@unl.edu
Abstract - Maria will share findings from a recent ERS report on “Cover Crop Trends, Programs, and Practices in the United States”, including findings from the USDA Agricultural Resources Management survey on how cover crops are managed on corn, cotton, soybean, and wheat fields. She will also discuss the landscape of state and federal programs that support cover crop use in the U.S., present findings on soil health impacts of cover crops and costs of cover cropping from data from the Soil Health Partnership network, and talk about ERS’s emerging/ongoing research around the economics of cover crop adoption.

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This event originated in Agricultural Economics.