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Cover crops and soil health

Cover crop selection for vegetable growers

There are many ways to incorporate cover crops on a vegetable farm or in a garden. Depending on the crops being grown, there are distinct windows of time when a cover crop can fit into a rotation. This page highlights the different windows of time that cover crops can be planted and specific cover crops that grow well in each window.

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