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USDA Accepts 2 Million Acres in Offers Through CRP General Signup

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting more than 2 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and landowners through the Conservation Reserve Program General signup, the first of the program’s multiple signups occurring in 2022.




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Sign-Up Underway for 2022 USDA Ag Census

The Census of Agriculture is designed to be a complete count of U.S. farms, ranches, and operators. The agency defines a farm as anywhere $1,000 or more of fruit, vegetables or food animals are raised or sold.
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Motivation & Challenges in Adopting Soil Health Practices

In 2019-20, Nebraska Healthy Soils Task Force (HSTF) conducted a survey to learn about producers' motivation and challenges in cover crop (CC), nutrient and other soil health management practices across the state. A total of 275 people participated in the survey of which 64.0% (n=176) were producers, 4.7% (n = 13) were landowners, 10.9% (n = 30) were crop consultants, 16.4% (n = 45) were from the university, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and state agencies, and other attendees were 4.0% (n = 11). Read more in this article from University of Nebraska Extension.
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Attend the 2023 National No-Tillage Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, January 10-13, and discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in no-till to raise your level of no-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. 

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