Cover cropping works in the US, but can it work in the Australian environment

Host: | Date: 19 Aug 2020

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    GRDC Podcast: Cover cropping works in the US, but can it work in the Australian environment

    They say travel broadens the horizons and that was certainly the case when Riverine soil scientist Cassandra Schefe who visited North America to look at farming systems in Canada and the US.

    Date: 19 Aug 2020

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They say travel broadens the horizons and that was certainly the case when Riverine soil scientist Cassandra Schefe who visited North America to look at farming systems in Canada and the US.

In Canada, Cassandra found researchers extracting protein from pulse crops for use in domestic food products, making growing pulses more valuable, while in the US her focus turned to the use of cover crops in Summer.

An established practice in the US, but could it work in Australia was the question Cassandra wanted to answer.

Contact

Cassandra Schefe
cassandra@riverineplains.org.au