15 March 2019 |

Cover Crop Acres Increase but Rate of Growth Declines in 2018

Written by wklein
cereal rye growing in corn stubble.

According to Iowa Learning Farms 15-year evaluation data, Iowa cover crop acres grew last year by approximately 16 percent, resulting in approximately 880,000 total acres. This represents a 6 percent decline in new cover crop acres compared to last year’s estimate and a 19 percent cumulative decline since 2015. Read more about Cover Crop Acres Increase but Rate of Growth Declines in 2018

cereal rye growing in corn stubble.

According to Iowa Learning Farms 15-year evaluation data, Iowa cover crop acres grew last year by approximately 16 percent, resulting in approximately 880,000 total acres. This represents a 6 percent decline in new cover crop acres compared to last year’s estimate and a 19 percent cumulative decline since 2015. Read more about Cover Crop Acres Increase but Rate of Growth Declines in 2018

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