Climate Smart Farming Resource

Managing Cover Crops Profitably Manual

The Managing Cover Crops Profitably book was developed by the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program of the USDA. The book explores how and why cover crops work and provides a framework for building cover crops into any farming operation. The book covers broader topics such as – crop rotation, managing pests and weeds, and conservation tillage, while also providing detailed management information for the most commonly used species.


Developer: USDA-SARE

Cost: Free

Time InvestmentLow to high