OTA weighs in on cover crops

ny-timesAn article in The New York Times this past Sunday on how conventional farmers are starting to see the value of cover crops has prompted OTA to respond. OTA explained that cover crops have always been a vital part of organic agriculture, and how it is gratifying to see conventional farmers follow what is an integral tool to nurture healthy soils used by organic farmers. OTA also noted that if consumers want to support farmers who practice sustainable agricultural practices like cover cropping, they should buy organic.

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