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Cover crops help the climate and the environment, but most farmers say they don’t. Many fear losing money

DES MOINES, Iowa– Called cover crops, they top the list of tasks that American farmers are told will build healthy soils, help the environment and combat climate change. However, after years of incentives and encouragement, Midwest farmers planted cover crops on only about 7% of their land in 2021. That percentage has increased over the […]