The speakers in this video explore the ways indigenous and traditional cultures have been “regenerating” the land for centuries. These practices can play an important role in today’s agricultural systems. Working together and learning from each other, all land stewards can regenerate soil health in the U.S.
Today we’re talking with Jeff Schluckbier, who grows corn, sugar beets and wheat in Tuscola County, Mich. Jeff uses sunflowers, radish, clover, oats, cereal rye and Austrian winter peas. He says cover crops are paying off big time in his 7,500-acre operation, especially during heavy rainfall events.