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[Podcast] Rain is Like a Bomb Going Off on the Soil Surface

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Jason Mallard, an Ag and Natural Resources Agent with University of Georgia Extension. Mallard will discuss the difference between water infiltration and percolation, how cover crops improve water quality, how cover crops protect the soil, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Jason Mallard, an Ag and Natural Resources Agent with University of Georgia Extension. Mallard will discuss the difference between water infiltration and percolation, how cover crops improve water quality, how cover crops protect the soil, and more.
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[Podcast] Weigh the Factors When Selecting Cover Crops

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Mike Henderson, Iowa State Agronomist with USDA-NRCS. Henderson will discuss how to prioritize cover crop goals when choosing species, which cover crop species can accomplish multiple goals for growers, how management preferences influence cover crop selection and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Mike Henderson, Iowa State Agronomist with USDA-NRCS. Henderson will discuss how to prioritize cover crop goals when choosing species, which cover crop species can accomplish multiple goals for growers, how management preferences influence cover crop selection and more.
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Do the Work Against Weeds

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Flessner, Weed Science Specialist, Virginia Tech. Flessner will discuss the how cover crops get rid of weeds without herbicides, which cover crop species provide the most residue for weed suppression, the best timing for planting covers when weed suppression is the goal, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Michael Flessner, Weed Science Specialist, Virginia Tech. Flessner will discuss the how cover crops get rid of weeds without herbicides, which cover crop species provide the most residue for weed suppression, the best timing for planting covers when weed suppression is the goal, and more.
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[Podcast] Remember Your Goals When Planting Green

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Liz Stahl, University of Minnesota Extension Educator--Crops. Stahl will discuss the terminating cover crops before planting cash crops, growing biomass before planting green, additional cover crop benefits from planting green, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Liz Stahl, University of Minnesota Extension Educator--Crops. Stahl will discuss the terminating cover crops before planting cash crops, growing biomass before planting green, additional cover crop benefits from planting green, and more.
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National No-Tillage Conference Summer Intensive

Investing in an Organic No-Till Evolution to Increase Profitability

Indiana no-tiller Rick Clark shares how a commitment to “getting uncomfortable” and a transition to organic practices at the National No-Tillage Conference Summer Intensive, June 23-24.
No-tilling and organic practices were once thought to be incompatible. But improvements in technology and the re-emergence of cover crops means some growers, like Rick Clark, are taking advantage of price premiums available on the rapidly growing organic market.
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[Podcast] California Vineyards Using Cover Crops to Sequester Carbon

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Miguel Garcia, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager with the Napa County Resource Conservation District in California.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Miguel Garcia, Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager with the Napa County Resource Conservation District in California.
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Cover Crops Can Manage Residual Herbicides

A common question when incorporating cover crops into a production system is, will the cover crop interfere with the performance of residual herbicides included with the burndown treatment? This article from the University of Nebraska will discuss the fate of residual herbicides applied to crop residue and living cover crops, and how this may influence herbicide effectiveness.
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[Podcast] Slugs Will Go After Cover Crops, Too

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Liz Bosak, an Extension Educator with Penn State University. Bosak will discuss when during the growing season to look out for slugs, how slugs damage cash crops and cover crops, the weather conditions slugs prefer, and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Bio Till Cover Crops, features Liz Bosak, an Extension Educator with Penn State University. Bosak will discuss when during the growing season to look out for slugs, how slugs damage cash crops and cover crops, the weather conditions slugs prefer, and more.
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Attend the 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. The 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 5-6, in Omaha, Neb., offers a mix of thought-provoking general sessions featuring top experts; profit-boosting Strip-Till Classrooms led by strip-till authorities, and interactive farmer-to-farmer Strip-Till Roundtables.

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