Pollinator Friendly Cover Cropping for Vegetable Producers in the Upper Midwest

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2019: $199,803.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2023
Grant Recipient: University of Minnesota
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Julie Grossman
University of Minnesota
Cover crops have many traditional uses on farms, ranging from preventing erosion and improving soil health to suppressing weeds and breaking pest cycles. This bulletin will help farmers and managers use cover crops to attract and support pollinators and other beneficial insects on vegetable farms in the Upper Midwest, while also addressing other resource concerns.
Sarah Foltz Jordan, Xerces Society
Karin Jokela, Xerces Society
Adria Fernandez, University of Minnesota
Naomy Candelaria, University of Minnesota
Mary Rogers, University of Minnesota
Julie Grossman, University of Minnesota
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Ordering info:
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Publication/product ID: 22-013
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.