Mr. You Tainghy, Deputy Director of the Provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in Tboung Khmum, has been actively promoting the implementation of cover crops in the region. His commitment to this technique stems from his knowledge of its benefits, including soil moisture retention, biomass generation, and the transformation of biomass into humus compost, which enhances soil fertility and crop production. In 2022, after Mr. You's promotion, three cassava and two vegetable farmers became interested in cover crops and began implementing them. The results have been remarkable, with the technique showing promising outcomes.
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