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If Lawmakers Were to Say ‘Yes,’ Your History with No-Till, Cover Crops and Rotations Could Slice Insurance Costs by $4.50 Per Acre

Passage of a unique concept that got Congressional consideration during the writing of the 2018 Farm Bill could put more dollars in the pockets of no-tillers. It’s an idea that farmers who use no-till, cover crops and conservation-minded crop rotations to protect the soil should be rewarded with an equivalent of auto insurance’s “good driver discount” when it comes to paying crop insurance premiums.
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Easing into No-Till, Cover Crops Holds Hilly Soils, Reduces Weeds

A growing dairy operation prompted a Wisconsin farm to adopt more conservation practices, giving them healthier, mellower soil and better use of time and labor while maintaining yields.
For about 10-15 years, no-tilling corn into 300 acres of soybean stubble was the extent of the Kieler family's use of the conservation practice.
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