Part 2 – What Kinds of Cover Crops?

Part 2 – What Kinds of Cover Crops?

We started our series of articles about cover crops with an overview of one of the three main plant groups we use at Avondale, cereals.  It’s time now to take a look at another plant group which offers us a range of beneficial cover crops, the legumes. A legume is a...
Legumes in the Avondale Cover Crop Mix

Legumes in the Avondale Cover Crop Mix

Legumes are a diverse range of plants belonging to the family Fabaceae.  Commonly known legumes include alfalfa, clover, lupin, vetch, peas, beans, soy and peanuts.  Africa’s classic Acacia thorn trees are also part of this family.  As a food source, legumes are...
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