Elise Elizondo – B.S. Candidate at Pennsylvania State University and 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Integrated Agronomic Systems Intern

Rye cover crop

Soil Microbial Communities under Cover Crops

March 12, 2019
This study examined impacts of using a cereal rye cover crop in corn systems in eastern Nebraska and found that it boosted the microbial community in the upper two inches of the soil. This may improve soil aggregation, nutrient cycling, and other soil health benefits.

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