Latest CoverCress News: St Louis-based CoverCress is gearing up for its first harvest and a soft launch this year, and is aiming to have 250,000 acres of its 'cash cover crop' planted in 2022. (Apr 01, 2021)
CoverCress was developed from pennycress.
Covers and protects open soil between corn and soybean crops.
Produces an oilseed crop for food, bioenergy and animal feed.
Grown on unused land over winter, CoverCress is a low carbon intensity feedstock that also sequesters carbon.
Fits on 30-32M acres that each year rotate from corn to soybean.