Iowa State researchers show cover crops’ value as cattle feed

August 21, 2019

The Leopold Center, with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, supports research into cover crops that protect soil and water quality. But a recent Iowa State study found they also offer valuable livestock feed. Iowa-based information assesses the value and viability of cover crop feedstock for Iowa’s cattle industry, which represents an estimated $4 to $6 billion of economic activity in the state. More