Cover Crop Performance and Adaptation Trials at NRCS Plant Materials Centers


The information from this resource contains reports and technical information related to the performance and adaptation of cover crops in different part of the Unites States.

Farmers rely on the latest crop variety trials to make informed decisions on planting the best adapted crop variety to maximize yield given their soils and production practices.  With the ever-growing interest in planting cover crops, the NRCS Plant Materials Centers initiated studies to better characterize performance and adaptation of commercially available cover crop varieties.  Choosing the most appropriate cover crop varieties, like choosing the best crop varieties, will ultimately assist farmers … Read the rest