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New Video Series Details Benefits of Cover Crops

New Video Series Details Benefits of Cover Crops

Cotton Incorporated, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee, has created a series of videos to explain the benefits of successfully integrating cover crops into cotton growing operations.

Housed on Cotton Incorporated’s producer-directed website Cotton Cultivated, the series includes three videos ranging in length from four to six minutes each, covering topics such as:

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  • Benefits of cover crops on herbicide resistant weeds.
  • General overview of using cover crops in cotton and their benefits.
  • How cover crops increase rainfall infiltration and reduce drought stress.

“We see these videos as a great way to support our industry’s sustainability goals,” says Dr. Ed Barnes, senior director of Agricultural & Environmental Research at Cotton Incorporated. “The videos focus on the impact of cover crops and are a great resource for growers. But they may also be useful in illustrating what cotton growers are doing to minimize their environmental impact.”

Click here to view the cover crop video series, plus other Cotton Incorporated “How-To” videos.

 

Source – The Cotton Board