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[Podcast] Covers Combined with No-Till are Effective at Carbon Sequestration

This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Jay Norton, Professor and Extension Specialist in Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Wyoming. Norton will discuss what soil management practices remove carbon from the atmosphere to permanently store it as soil organic carbon, why soil organic carbon is critical for agriculture, how plants fix carbon in their roots and more.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by GS3 Quality Seed, features Jay Norton, Professor and Extension Specialist in Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Wyoming. Norton will discuss what soil management practices remove carbon from the atmosphere to permanently store it as soil organic carbon, why soil organic carbon is critical for agriculture, how plants fix carbon in their roots and more.
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[Podcast] Soil Quality Management vs. Quality Soil Management

This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Salvador Ramirez, Doctor of Plant Health and Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of Nebraska and Fernanda Krupek, Agronomy Graduate Research Assistant, also at the University of Nebraska. Ramirez and Krupek discuss how the difference between soil quality management and quality soil management, strategies for measuring soil quality, and the economics of improving soil quality.
This week’s podcast, sponsored by Yetter Equipment, features Salvador Ramirez, Doctor of Plant Health and Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of Nebraska and Fernanda Krupek, Agronomy Graduate Research Assistant, also at the University of Nebraska. Ramirez and Krupek discuss how the difference between soil quality management and quality soil management, strategies for measuring soil quality, and the economics of improving soil quality.
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[Video] Cover Crops & Soil Management

In this video from the Ontario Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Rural Affairs, hear from a speaker lineup about topics including fall cover crops, visual evaluation of soil structure, manure application on forages, and more.
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Weather Presents Unique Opportunity for Soil Stewardship

A series of natural disasters has left many fields throughout the Midwest unplanted this year. More than 3 million acres of corn were not planted. At the time I penned this, over 19 million soybean acres remained to be planted. Many of those acres will not get planted. While this is certainly unfortunate, it can also be an opportunity.
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The Connection Between Flooding & Farming Methods

Scientists say there's a way to at least decrease the amount of damage natural disasters can do and it all starts in the farm fields.
“We have to work with nature, we can't fight it,” Doug Hisken, a Belle Plaine, KS, area farmer said about this year’s overly wet weather leading to flooding problems across much of the state.
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