Farms

Winter Survival: For Crops, Soils and Trees

Dec 6, 2017
WSIU/Kevin Boucher

Now that winter weather has arrived, we take a look at how plants cope with cold.  In this first part of this report we hear from a farmer from central Illinois talking about a technique called cover cropping, which can help the soil, and, actually enrich the soil during the typical winter months of December, January and February.