Cover crop to reduce water quality degradation by utilizing excess soil nutrients-surface water
Establish a cover crop mix to take up excess soil nutrients. Select cover crop species for their ability to effectively utilize nutrients. Terminate the cover crop as late as practical to maximize plant biomass production and nutrient uptake. Cover crop shall not be harvested, grazed or burned.
Additional NRCS practice information can be found here.
CSP Deadlines can be found on the state websites: