Welcome to Innovations In Cover Crops!

Cover crops have been used for centuries. cover crops cover and protect the soil from water and wind erosion, they also protect tha soil and its living organisms from the sun and from rapid changes in temperature and moisture. Cover crops are used to fix nitrogen from the air, scavenge leftover nitrogen from the soil, reduce pest populations and enhance diversity across a field. This site is devoted to all things cover crop in Ontario. Take a look at the profiles of innovative farmers using cover crops in new and different ways; adapting or building machinery to allow them to plant cover crops. They share their committment to cover crops and good soil and crop management. With each innovator profile they offer their cover crop tips.