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Add Trees to Cover Crops for More Carbon Farming

Anecdotally, the United States Department of Agriculture sees a tiny but growing number of silvopasture farms, while other methods that suck greenhouse gases from the air—collectively known as carbon farming—are experiencing greater resurgences. Cover crops, typically sown in the offseason and left in fields to decompose, are also rising in popularity. Read more in this article from Popular Science magazine.
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Decomposing Cover Crops Create Quite a Stir

Sniff! Up in the air. It’s smelly cabbage. It’s rotten eggs. It’s sewer-gas! All three of those guesses were posted on social media regarding the origin of a mysterious strong and pungent smell in some rural areas of Bartholomew County, Indiana. Turns out, it was just radishes planted as cover crops that were decomposing.
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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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