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While cover crops are being utilized across the U.S., in all 50 states, adoption has lagged behind a bit in semi-arid climates due to concerns about soil moisture being depleted.
In part one of a two-part podcast series on this topic, Holtwood, Pa., grower and cover crop innovator Steve Groff will share some real examples of farmers from dryland areas that are using cover crops, including one who proclaimed he has the lowest annual rainfall (no irrigation) of any farmer in the world who is still seeding covers. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Transitioning to No-Till, Cover Crops in the ‘Dust Bowl’
Learn how Nick Vos pushes to overcome moisture challenges on his farm in southwestern Kansas by no-tilling and using covers to recycle available nutrients and keep his sandy soils protected.