Principal Investigator: Axel Garcia y Garcia and Jeff Strock
Organization: University of Minnesota, Southwest Research and Outreach Center
Sponsor: Clean Water Fund
Award Amount: $450,223
Start Date: July 1, 2016 | End Date: June 30, 2020
Project Manager: Heather Johnson (Heather.Johnson@state.mn.us)
The goal of the project is to assess cover crop strategies in a corn–soybean rotation to increase stability, improve resource use efficiency, and minimize negative impacts to the environment. Specific objectives are to:
Results of the project will advance the understanding of the benefits and limitations of cover crops in corn-soybean rotations and their impact on the environment.