Max Armstrong looks at the rising use of cover crops and what farmers are learning about this practice. Max shares the story of an Illinois farmer and what he's learned about the role of cover crops to control weeds. The key is planting at the right population, which helps crowd out weeds before they get established.
Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.
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