Cover Crop Strategies editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week:

Boosting Organic Matter with Cover Crops

In this article from Successful Farming, read about 3 cover crop growers who shared what specific practices have helped build organic matter in their soils.

Organic Matter

Making Cover Crops Work in the Great Plains Region

In this episode of the Soil School, Kelvin Heppner tours the Red Lake Falls, Minn., farm of Mikayla and Ben Tabert to learn how Trinity Creek Ranch has incorporated cover crops, no-till and grazing into their operation.

Planting Green into a Rye Cover Crop

In this video, modern methods meet older farm equipment. This Ohio farmer used very well maintained equipment from the 1980s as he planted green into a standing rye cover crop last spring.

Will Consumers Pay a Premium for Cover Crops & No-Till?

In this episode of The Business of Agriculture Podcast, Dylan Vaca, brand manager with DeLong Company, and Wisconsin farmer Randy Hughes join Damian Mason to discuss the challenge of fetching a premium for environmentally conscious practices, such as cover crops and no-till.

College Football Hall of Fame Coach Now Prefers Farming to Football

Danny Ford, who coached Clemson University’s Men’s Football team to an NCAA championship in 1981, shares his passion for farming and talks about the unlikely similarities he has found between his farming operation and his former football coaching days.

Danny Ford

Photo By: John McCurry

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