Covering Cover Crops

From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Cover Crops Numbers Look Good — But More Work to Do

Momentum for the cover crop movement is certainly growing, but it will take additional support and fine-tuning of the message at the regional and local level to get more farmers hooked.
Momentum for the cover crop movement is certainly growing, but it will take additional support and fine-tuning of the message at the regional and local level to get farmers hooked.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Our Focus: Tools You Can Use to Manage Cover Crops

Today we’re launching the Cover Crop Strategies Weekly Update, an e-newsletter that will share the most comprehensive information in the industry on making cover crops work in your farm system. This email — which will distribute every Friday — is an extension of the Cover Crop Strategies website we launched in February and will help you keep up with the latest information that’s been posted there.
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The New $867 Billion Farm Bill Includes Benefits for No-Tilling, Strip-Tilling, Terminating Cover Crops, Improving Soil Health and Sequestering More Carbon

While much has been written on the economic aspects of the 2018 Farm Bill, the legislation included a number of items of special interest to no-tillers. Probably the most important one is new language specifically defining the rules for cover crop termination.
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From the Desk of John Dobberstein

Putting No-Till Faith to the Test

With all the bad press of late about farming systems failing, it's nice to see stories about growers seeking out no-till and regenerative farming practices as the solution.
With all the bad press of late about farming systems failing, it's nice to see stories about growers seeking out no-till and regenerative farming practices as the solution.
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Attend the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Omaha, Neb., August 6-7, 2020. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields and save on input costs.

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