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Cover crops: do the benefits outweigh the cost?

Teagasc Soil & Plant Nutrition specialist Mark Plunkett joins Deirdre Glynn and Cathal Somers on the latest episode of the Environment Edge to talk about cover crops.

Mark explains the benefits of using cover crops as a management tool in a tillage system in order to improve soil functions and reduce nutrient losses from the farm.

For more episodes and information from the Environment Edge, visit the show page at: www.teagasc.ie/environmentedge