​​​​​Cover Crops and Soil Health

March 2018 | 35 min., 11 sec.
by Bill Robertson
University of Arkansas

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Summary

​This presentation will help growers, consultants, and applied researchers understand the importance of using cover crops to improve soil health, particularly in relation to soil compaction, soil moisture, and cost of production compared with conventional tillage practices and non-use of cover crops.

About the Presenter

Bill RobertsonBill Robertson has served as the Cotton Extension Agronomist with the University Of Arkansas System Division Of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service the last four seasons. This is a position he held for 12 years before leaving the Division of Ag to join the National Cotton Council in Memphis Tennessee. In his current position he provides leadership for educational programs in cotton production and agronomic systems that improve yield, profitability, and sustainability. Bill was raised on a cotton, grain, and cattle farm near Lubbock, Texas. He holds advanced degrees in Agronomy from Texas A&M University.​

Contact Information:
Email: brobertson@uaex.edu

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