Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Winter Cover Cropping in California

Ellen Bruno, Alyssa DeVincentis, Samuel Sandoval Solis, and Daniele Zaccaria

from ARE Update Vol. 23, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2020

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Abstract

Winter cover cropping is a promising agricultural management practice that boosts soil health. This article discusses a benefit-cost analysis of winter cover crop adoption and introduces a web-based interactive calculator for farmers to assess changes to baseline farm profits.

Citation

Ellen Bruno, Alyssa DeVincentis, Samuel Sandoval Solis, and Daniele Zaccaria. "Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Winter Cover Cropping in California." ARE Update 23(6)(2020):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2020/23/6/assessing-the-costs-and-benefits-of-winter-cover-c/