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Jan. 29, 2014ALBANY, Mo. | By: B.Nuelle
A research center in Albany looks into new ways to protect the soil.
The Hundley-Whaley Research Center recently began a multi-year cover crop study.
The M-U College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will conduct research.
The research will help solve questions about how cover crops effect soil in corn and soybean fields.
Kyle Spradley is a Senior Information Specialist with the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture.
He says by planting cover crops like Rye grass and turnips there are benefits.
Spradley adds the center should have some first year results sometime next year.