In central Alabama where we live and grow, cover crops are where it’s at. Without them, our soil would quickly become depleted of organic matter.
We haven’t been paying attention to cover crops, but we’re resolved to do better. Our core strategy now is to use a fall (read that fall, winter, and early spring) cover crop on all but about two rows of Veg Hill and all the orchard floor. Also: Amanda’s aches and pains and how we’re dealing with them.
Here’s a page featuring Jeff Moyer at Rodale. I called him “Ag Director,” but his correct title is “Farm Manager.”
Here’s our podcast last December extolling the virtues of fall veg.