Cover Crops


Integrating Cover Crops in Soybean Rotations - NCSRP and Midwest Cover Crops Council 2015. A report based on surveys of farmers and certified crop advisers/agronomists, interviews with farmers, academic research, a review of current literature, and knowledge and expertise of cover crop use. 2015. Read an on-line pdf or download the print-ready format.

MCCC Soybeans and Cover Crops Research Recommendations and Priorities 2015

Managing Cover Crops: An Introduction to Integrating Cover Crops Into a Corn-Soybean Rotation - Purdue University, 2015

Managing Cover Crops: Cover Crops for Modern Cropping Systems - Purdue University, 2015

Managing Cover Crops: Checklist for Integrating Cover Crops Into Your Cropping System - Purdue University, 2015


Midwest Cover Crops Council

Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) - regional and state-specific information on all aspects of cover crops.

MCCC Cover Crops Decision Tool - an initiative by the MCCC to help farmers make cover crop selections at the county level.

Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality - Ohio State University


Cover crops guide

The second edition of the popular pocket-size field reference
Cover Crops Field Guide
is produced by the Midwest Cover Crops Council and Purdue University

Cover Crops Field Guide - Midwest Cover Crops Council and Purdue University

SARE 2013-2014 Cover Crop Survey - The 2013-2014 Cover Crop Survey details the challenges and benefits farmers expect from cover crops, data on the costs of seed and establishment, and insight into how farmers learn to manage cover crops.