Switchgrass may be a good option for farmers who have lost fertile topsoil

01 Feb 2017 7:31 PM | Urs Eggimann (Administrator)

Switchgrass can improve soil quality on eroded farms, University of Missouri study finds. 

The MU researchers studied plots with varying amounts of topsoil. Each plot included corn, soybeans and switchgrass. They found that switchgrass grew well in areas without topsoil and actually improved the soil in those areas.

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