KIMBERLY, Idaho — Researchers at the University of Idaho Kimberly Research and Extension Center just east of Twin Falls took on a new project this year, looking at cover crop management in dry bean production and weed control.

Cover crops are being used around the country for a number of reasons, primarily to increase soil health but also for weed management, said Don Morishita, a weed scientist and superintendent of the research center, which held a tour of research projects on Aug. 18.

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