Cover crop, soil health

Two rows of pecan trees separated by tall grasses that serve as cover crops. This practice represents an incentive in the pecan industry that could attract consumers.

Cover crops planted in a pecan orchard to try and improve its soil health. While bringing benefits to the orchard itself, sustainable practices like this one also align with many consumers’ desires for more environmentally friendly products.
(Photo by Charles Rohla, Noble Research Institute)

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