UCCE Cover Crop Resources for Fall Planting

Aug 23, 2022

Summer is wrapping up and I wanted to re-share some UCCE resources for those thinking of planting a winter cover crop this fall.

Focused on field crop rotations and annual cropping systems in the Sacramento Valley:

Newsletter with an article on Equipment to Manage Cover Crops, Winter Cover Crop Performance, and a Project Summary/Results from a 2 year trial in Meridian:


A walk through of our cover crop plots in Colusa County last year:


Winter cover crop performance in a drought year in the Sacramento Valley:


Considerations for weed management with winter cover crops:



Finally, the Western Cover Crops Council has a lot of resources related to cover crop management:




By Sarah Light
Author - Agronomy Farm Advisor