This graph shares farmer data about how cover crops grow in Wisconsin. Each colored data point
represents cover crop information for one field from a farmer who completed a survey in fall
2020, 2021, or 2022.
The graph illustrates the relationship between cover crop biomass (how much
of the cover crop was present above ground) and different factors which could influence how well
Here, can choose to visualize the relationship
between biomass and total
growing degree units*, or planting date.
You can use the colors to explore data by
climate region**, cover crop
crop planted prior to cover crop.
Explore the relationship between cover crop
biomass and factors such as county, tillage, cover crop species and more.
(Note that our database is built on input from about 100 farms, and if you select many filters
at once, you may end up with very few data points to display or the
graph may be empty.)
Toggle to visualize the statistical
relationship between cover crop
selected growth variable. When checked, you will see a regression line, an equation representing
statistical relationship of the variables, and a brief sentence describing how much variation is
explained by the select growth factor.
over colored points for details from individual
farmers where we have them,
rate and manure application if used.
are a measure of how much heat
accumulated over a season. This can
how favorable were conditions for plants.