Effectively integrate cover crops in your crop rotation design to manage weeds and build soil fertility. 

Practices and Strategies

Cover crops can protect all the bases – Organic Matters – Article by Brenda Frick provides an introduction to the benefits of crop crops and strategies to begin to integrate them into your system.
Western Producer. 2003

Review: Redesigning Canadian prairie cropping systems for profitability, sustainability, and resilience
University of Manitoba. 2015

Suitability of legume cover crop-winter wheat intercrops on the semi-arid Canadian Prairies.
Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 2010

Cultivar Mixtures, Cover Crops, and Intercropping with Organic Spring Wheat
Natural Systems Agriculture, University of Manitoba. 2006

Legume cover crops with winter cereals in southern Manitoba: Fertilizer replacement values for oat.
Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 2001

Seeded Legume Cover Crops for Late Season Production.
Natural Systems Agriculture, University of Manitoba. 2004

Radishes – A New Cover Crop for Organic Farming Systems
After reading this article, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about whether cover crop radishes are worth a try on your farm. E-Organic. 2016