The Economics of Cover Crops

July 28, 2015

NWF awarded grants to researchers from Iowa State University and Western Illinois University to assess and interpret the economic impacts of using cover crops such as reduced input costs at the farmer level to job creation at the economy-wide level.

This webinar includes research results from:

1. Quantifying Nitrogen Scavenging; Ajay Nair, Iowa State University

2. Economic Impact of Cover Crop Seed Sales; Fred Lutzi, Western Illinois University

3. Using Simple Field Tests for Soil Quality to Promote Cover Crops and Management Practices;     Chad Watts, CTIC

 

Click here to visit our blog and download these presentations, as well as the presentations from a previous webinar featuring NWF-funded research, ‘Cover Crops and Wildlife Habitat.’