Summer Cover crop in Texas

The Yanks are “miles” ahead of us in cover cropping experience, and their no-till magazines are often highlighting articles about success stories, (or example stories).
‘ “Hot, dry weather is exactly why you would want to plant a summer cover crop — to protect your soil,” he (Tommy Henderson) says’

Ok, the article by Dee Ann Littlefield, USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, touches on the ‘Why?’ But I’d rather let others do the talking on that subject.
See the full online article http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/no-till-cover-crops-helping-texas-grower-fight-heat-drought?page=1

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About covercropper

G'day, I'm a grain grower in the NW Wimmera area of Victoria, Australia. This blog is to share my journey of exploring cover cropping here, mostly summer mixes /cocktails. How to, what, when, will it work in improving our soils, productivity and profits?
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