Cover Cropping Resources
(PDF) - Provides cultivation considerations and information about advantages and disadvantages of various cover crops commonly used on California farms.
(PDF) - Document from Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (WSARE) detailing best practices for using cover crops in organic cropping systems.
(PDF) - Explains the importance of plant available nitrogen (PAN) and details methods for estimating the amount of PAN provided by a cover crop in a given area.
(PDF) - Study looking at the differences in soil carbon and nitrogen due to different cover crops and cover crop seeding rates.
(PDF) - Results of a study looking at which types of leguminous (nitrogen-providing) cover crops are best to plant when your field is infected with the fungus that causes verticillium wilt, a common disease in strawberry production.