Green Manures & Cover Crops– Advantages & Disadvantages
Cover crops and green manures have multiple positive effects on the soil health.
But like all methods, this best practice has also some disadvantages. In this video, both sides are presented to allow practitioners to make their decisions based on a sound basis.
Healthy soils are of major importance for the future of the European horticultural and agricultural crop production. Especially in intensive production systems, soil borne diseases are a major factor with a negative impact on soil health. Newly developed best practices and sound crop rotations permit to maintain, improve or re-establish soil health in Europe.