The Soil Health Partnership conducted an 8-month study with 7 Midwest farms in 5 states on operations ranging between 640 to 6,000 acres. The study found that growers who use cover crops made $40 more per acre than conventional growers.
Advanced conservation practices are used on more than 50 percent of farmland across the nation. Conrad, MT, wheat farmer Ken Johnson explained how he works to reduce erosion on their family farm. Read more in this article from the Sidney Herald.
Jamie Scott, of Pierceton, Ind., farms 2,000 acres as part of a family operation. He also provides sells and service for cover crop seeding in northern Indiana, southern Michigan and northwestern Ohio.
Data pulled from new sensor technology shows soil health practices in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana moving in the right direction, says the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC). Other states will come online soon.
Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees.
For more than a quarter of a century, the National No-Tillage Conference has been providing the practical tips and information you need to run a more successful no-till operation. In our 30th anniversary year, we’re ready to do it again as our event returns to beautiful downtown Louisville, Ky., at the legendary Galt House Hotel.