“Green manure” cover crops – why they deserve a second chance
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#555555;font-family: 'Open Sans',Helvetica,Arial,Lucida,sans-serif;font-size: 17px;font-style: normal;font-variant: normal;font-weight: 500;letter-spacing: normal;text-align: left;text-decoration: none;text-indent: 0px">What goes around comes around! Green manure cover crops – or GMCCs, as we affectionately call them – have some history. The idea to grow plants that protect the soil and improve its fertility dates back some two to three decades at least, if not centuries.