Cover crops for the birds

Read the full story at Agrinews.

Providing a bird habitat has been added to the list of benefits that cover crops offer to the farmland.

Michael Ward, University of Illinois associate professor of natural resources and environmental sciences and Illinois Natural History Survey avian ecologist; Rich Kirchenfaut, Gibson City area farmer; and Brodie Dunn, U of I graduate student, spoke of their work and the impact of cover crops, wildlife and integrated pest management in a recent Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction podcast.

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