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Max Armstrong offers some perspective on the rise of cover crop use.

August 26, 2021

Max Armstrong shares news from a survey of eastern South Dakota farmers using cover crops. The practice of planting crops post harvest can help suppress weeds, boost soil health and offer other benefits. Max notes that the number of acres where farmers plant cover crops has grown significantly in the past decade.

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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