Soil Health: Choosing the Right Cover Crop

Jul 21, 2014

Credit Jason Baker / Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo

Playas benefit from practices that result in good soil health.

Improving the health and quality of the soil is one of the easiest and most effective ways producers can increase crop productivity, hence profitability, while benefitting wildlife and improving the environment. No-till practices, plus the planting of cover crops, mean less soil moves as runoff into playas during rain events.

This episode of Playa Country is part two of a four-part series on soil health. It originally aired on HPPR 7/22/14.