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Make Cover Crop Decisions Easier with Free NRCS Chart

The NRCS Cover Crop Chart includes information on 66 crop species that may be planted individually or in cocktail mixes, with information on growth cycle, relative water use, plant architecture, seeding depth, forage quality, pollination characteristics, and nutrient cycling are included for most crop species. Using the chart as a guide, users can select individual crop species by clicking on the name which will direct them to additional information about the selected crop. Icons within each crop page return the user to the chart, thereby easily allowing comparisons of different crops.
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Funding Available to Seed Cover Crops in Nebraska

The NRCS is leading a statewide effort in Nebraska to enhance the adoption of soil health management through the Advanced Cover Crop Initiative. Landowners interested in applying for funding to establish cover crops should submit their application at their local NRCS office by April 19.
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No-Till Farmer Launches “Ultimate No-Tiller Giveaway”

More than 100 chances to win. Everybody wins something, some will WIN BIG.

No-Till Farmer is celebrating the recent release of the book, From Maverick to Mainstream: A History of No-Till Farming, by holding The Ultimate No-Tiller Giveaway, an instant win contest giving contestants the chance to win more than 100 No-Till Farmer products and exclusive discounts. The contest is free to enter and runs through March 31, 2019.


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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

Turning ‘Educational Experiences’ into Successes with Cover Crops in Long-Term No-Till

Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
Farmer from Marion, Ill., Adam Dahmer, to discuss his approach to cover crop management, it's evolution on his farm and tips for newcomers at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

A 360-Degree Perspective on How Cover Crops Affect Farm Profitability

The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit

Continuing Education Credits Offered for National Cover Crop Summit

A total of 9 credits have been authorized for the 9 speakers currently headlining this inaugural virtual event, slated for March 20-21, 2019.
A total of 9 credits have been authorized for speakers headlining this inaugural virtual event, slated for March 20-21, 2019.
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Attend the 2019 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 6th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Peoria, Ill., August 1-2, 2019. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields.

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