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Cover Crop Connection

Cover Crops Pay Off After Heavy Rains

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.
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Cover Crop Connection

Assistance with Adopting Regenerative Ag Practices

On the most recent episode of the Cover Crop Strategies Podcast, I spoke with Zach Larson and Tyler Williams, 2 sustainable systems agronomists with Bayer. You can see Larson and other Bayer agronomists here, working out in the field, which is part of the support that comes with Bayer’s ForGround program.
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Conservation Ag Update

Big Announcements at CTIC Conservation in Action Tour

In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, we head to Frankenmuth, Mich., for the Conservation Technology Information Center’s 16th annual Conservation in Action Tour. New CTIC executive director Ryan Heiniger makes several big announcements, including a noteworthy surprise for a no-till legend.  This episode of Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by Yokohama Off-Highway Tires.
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Conservation Ag Update

Drought Update: Relief in Sight?

In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, University of Illinois ag professor Gary Schnitkey has the latest on drought conditions and explains why there’s still hope for above average yields. Plus, we take a trip back to 1988, when President Ronald Reagan visited drought-stricken Illinois. This episode of Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by Yokohama Off-Highway Tires.
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Conservation Ag Update

No-Till & Cover Crops Paying Off in Drought Conditions

In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, we explore how no-tillers are holding up in abnormally dry conditions throughout most of the U.S. Independent agronomist Jim Stute checks in from southeastern Wisconsin, and no-tiller Ryan Gibbs reports from eastern Iowa, where both areas have received minimal rainfall since April. This episode of Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by Saddle Butte Ag Bio Till Cover Crops.
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Conservation Ag Update

No-Tiller Showcases Innovative Nutrient Application Tool at Field Day

In this episode of Conservation Ag Update, no-tiller Tim Recker showcases his innovative approach to nitrogen application at the “Making Big Decisions with Precision” field day event in Arlington, Iowa. View this story and more updates in our latest newscast. This episode of Conservation Ag Update is brought to you by Saddle Butte Ag Bio Till Cover Crops.
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The National Strip-Tillage Conference returns August 8-9, 2024! Build and refine your strip-till system with dozens of new ideas and connections at the 11th Annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Madison, Wis. Aug. 8-9, 2024. Experience an energizing 2-day agenda featuring inspiring general session speakers, expert-led Strip-Till Classrooms and collaborative Strip-Till Roundtables. Plus, Certified Crop Adviser credits will be offered.

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