Planting Green [video]

Combining cover crops and no-till provides multiple benefits

cover crop seedlings growing in a cornfield

Farmers are turning their attention to cover crops and no-till as effective ways to improve soil health in their fields. "Planting Green", where crops are planted directly into living vegetative cover, is a technique that combines both practices. Here, Adam Crete of Highwayview Farm in Boscawen discusses how he makes it work on his operation, and what his experiences have been so far.



Carl Majewski
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Field Specialist
Full Extension Field Spec
Phone: (603) 352-4550
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824