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Hello, Cover Crop User --

We are conducting a survey of cover crop users in order to learn more about the benefits and challenges of cover crops from a farmer’s perspective. This survey is being sponsored by the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and carried out by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC).

Any questions regarding this survey should be directed to:

Chad Watts
Conservation Technology Information Center
3495 Kent Avenue, Suite J100
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: (765)494-6956

We appreciate your time! Please complete this survey on or before April 1, 2013, to be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card or a complimentary copy of the USDA SARE book entitled “Managing Cover Crops Profitably.” We will distribute at least 20 copies of this cover crops reference book to survey participants.

Please note:
This survey contains the same questions and content as the printed version. If you have already completed a printed survey, there is no need to also complete an online survey.

This survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Your answers will remain anonymous.

This survey is intended for those growers who have used cover crops in their operations.

For the purposes of this survey, a cover crop refers to any crops intentionally planted between traditional spring/summer crop production periods.

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1. In what year did you plant your first cover crop?

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2. How many acres of cover crops did you plant in:

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3. How many acres of cover crops will you plant in 2013?

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4. How many acres do you farm?

20% of survey complete.