Virginia Farmers Explain the Benefits of Soil Health and Cover Crops

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Sustainable Chesapeake and Virginia Soil Health Coalition Partners are pleased to announce the release of four videos focused on how cover crops can save farmers money by improving yields, reducing input costs, improving drought resilience, and preventing weeds. Funded by a Virginia "Friend of the Bay" license plate grant, the videos feature Paul Davis (Davis Produce), Jamie Shenk (Beauregard Farms), and Clay Lowe (Cedar Point Farms), the series of four videos explains the benefits of planting cover crops for specific agronomic purposes.

Cover Crops for Boosting Yields:

Cover Crops for Fighting Drought and Weeds:

Cover Crops for Growing Nutrients and Cutting Costs:

Cover Crops for Future Generations: