Name: Great Lakes Cover Crops Initiative
Location/Terrain: Lake Michigan, Lake Erie and Lake Huron basins
Crop(s): Cover Crops
Nutrient(s): Agricultural Pollution
Rationale: Demonstrate the effectiveness of cover crops within conservation tillage systems
Name: Demonstrating Pay-for-Performance Conservation on Working Lands
Location/Terrain: This work takes places in various locations throughout the United States.
Crop(s): Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Hay
Nutrient(s): Primarily P, but also N and sediments.
Rationale: Improve producer motivation for reducing nutrient loss and to increase the technical- and cost-effectiveness of conservation activities
Name: Using Cover Crops to Facilitate the Transition to Continuous No-Till
Location/Terrain: Indiana and Ohio
Crop(s): Cover crops
Nutrient(s): Soil health and nutrient content
Rationale: Cover crops can be used to ease farmers into the transition to a continuous no-till system