Crops including grasses, legumes, and forbs for seasonal cover and other conservation purposes.
This practice is meant for cover crops planted in late summer/early fall and maintained through the winter. Cooperators can apply for this practice one time only. Each application will cover 3 years of implementation. Cooperators will be reimbursed after each season of planting cover crops.
OSU Establishing Winter Cover Crops
OSU Organic Fertilizer and Cover Crop Calculator
eOrganic cover crop group
UC/SAREP Cover Crop Database
Managing Cover Crops Profitably
Midwest Cover Crops Council
McGuire, A (2003). Mustard Green Manures Replace Fumigant and Improve Infiltration in Potato Cropping System. Published online at the Plant Management Network
WSU Cover crops Resources
Cover Crops for Pacific Northwest Vineyards
NRCS Technical Note: Green Manure and Cover Crops for the Inland Pacific Northwest
Reduced Tillage in Organic Agriculture and Winter Cover Crops Field Day, WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
NRCS Technical Note: Cover Crops