Hosts: Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., M.P.P., Extension Associate Professor, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Kentucky and Amanda Gumbert, Ph.D., Extension Specialist for Water Quality, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Guest: Steve Blanford, United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Episode 23: Cover Crops
In this episode, Amanda joins Steve Blanford, Kentucky's State Soil Scientist, to discuss cover crops and the benefits they provide. Learn about aggregate stability, soil health, seeding cover crops, cost share programs, and how to conduct a slake test to determine the health of your soil.
Episode Transcript: Click here to access the episode transcript which includes links.
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- How to Submit Your Soil Sample for Testing (University of Kentucky)
- Slaking (Soil Quality for Environmental Health)