This week on the USDA Blog site, there is an article looking at Conservation Tillage and how using cover builds the soil.  it further states that the organic matter from the decaying plants is the first thing to wash away.  Read the USDA Blog here:  Also, to learn more about Conservation tillage see the UGA Conservation Tillage website.  We will also be holding the Conservation Production Systems Conference in Douglas, GA on February 3, 2016.  For more information click here.