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Cover Crops

Depending on your needs and the cover crop(s) you plant, you can enhance water retention and infiltration, decrease erosion, amp up organic matter, extend grazing seasons… and so much more. 

Let the SDSU Extension team put research-based information to work and help you decide the best cover crop(s) to meet your production goals.

Upcoming Events

Two side-by-side field plots. The left field has corn planted, and the right has soybeans.
Jan 26

SDSU Southeast Farm Virtual Annual Meeting

Join us for more information on the 2021 season on January 26, for a virtual annual meeting.

Spring wheat emerging from a field of corn stubble.
Feb 16

Crop Hour: Soil Health and Cover Crop Webinars

Would you like to learn more about soil health and cover crops? Join us Feb. 16, 17, 18 and 19 at 10 a.m. CST.

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Mar 09

Crop Hour: Understanding SDSU Extension Agronomy Research Webinars

Would you like to learn more about ag research and our current projects? Join us Mar. 9, 10, 11, and 12 at 10 a.m. CST.