By now you have probably heard the term cover cropping. However, what exactly is cover cropping and why is it beneficial to the environment? That surely is why cover cropping is part of the climate smart initiatives right? Cover cropping has been a practice that has been around as far back as ancient Greek and Roman times. These systems were installed to aid in improving soil fertility for crops being grown by these ancient farmers. So, cover cropping is not new? Well, no, cover cropping finds news means to be relevant to the issues of the time. So why is cover cropping becoming the new buzz trend if we knew about all these things before? Well to put it plainly, we have found that cover cropping can have the potential to impact the climate, by sequestering carbon, cycling carbon dioxide to oxygen, and other benefits show the potential to have a net impact on climate change.
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