Latest Trustworthy News from Dr. Mercola - delivered straight to your inbox!

Cover Crops May Be a Growing Problem for Clean Water

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

Story at-a-glance

  • Cover crops may reduce the need for nitrogen-based fertilizer, but terminating growth with herbicides increases phosphorus pollution and damages the soil


This is an older article that may not reflect Dr. Mercola’s current view on this topic. Use our search engine to find Dr. Mercola’s latest position on any health topic.


By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.