MU Grant Helps Double Acreage Of Cover Crops In U.S. By 2030

(MISSOURINET) – A new $10 million dollar grant project aims to help farmers and improve agriculture practices during severe weather and a changing climate. Rob Myers, with the MU Center for Regenerative Agriculture, is leading the project. It is designed to double cover crop acreage in the U.S. to 40 million acres by the year 2030.

Cover crops are plants used to protect and improve soil when other crops are not being grown.