Learn about benefits of cover crops on farms in national broadcast Feb. 18; Ohio farmer to be featured

David Brandt, who farms 1,150 acres in Carroll, Ohio, has worked closely with CFAES and U.S. Department of Agriculture experts to ramp up his cover crop use. He’ll talk about it during a live national broadcast Feb. 18 that can be viewed in seven Ohio locations. Among their multiple benefits, cover crops, which often are planted in fall, killed by winter and left to rot in spring, cut erosion, enrich the soil and boost the soil’s microbial life.

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