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Cover crops in semi-arid cotton systems: Where do I begin?​

In this 30-minute online presentation, Paul DeLaune —an associate professor and environmental soil scientist at Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Vernon, Texas — tries to demystify cover crops.

The use of cover crops is constantly making headlines and being featured in agricultural news outlets. But will they work in your region, especially if it is a semi-arid environment?

Exploring how to begin with cover crops can be overwhelming, as a lot of information is available from very diverse climates.

This presentation outlines a few simple strategies to consider to successfully implement cover crops in semi-arid cotton systems.​

It is hosted by the American Phytopathological Society.