Cover Crop Decision Tool

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2017: $74,680.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2019
Grant Recipient: Purdue University
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Kladivko Eileen
Purdue University
Co-Coordinators:
Anna Morrow
Purdue University
Description:
The Cover Crop Decision Tool in an initiative by the MCCC to consolidate cover crop information by state to help farmers make cover crop selections at the county level. Information for each state/province is developed by a team of cover crop experts including university researchers, Extension educators, NRCS personnel, agriculture department personnel, crop advisors, seed suppliers and farmers. The information and ratings contained in the Cover Crop Decision Tool is the team consensus based on literature, research results, on-farm experience and practical knowledge.
Type:
Decision-making Tool
Authors:
Ian Kropp, Michigan State University
Babak Saravi, Michigan State University
Pouyan Nejadhashemi, Michigan State University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Ordering info:
Cost: $0.00
This product is associated with the project "Midwest Cover Crops Council – Cover Crop Decision Tool"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.