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[Podcast] Earthworms: Unsung Heroes of the Soil

Seeing earthworms is one of the hallmarks of healthy soil, but Paul Reed Hepperly says that their role is much broader than previously thought.
Seeing earthworms is one of the hallmarks of healthy soil, but Paul Reed Hepperly says that their role is much broader than previously thought.
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Are You Feeding Your ‘Livestock’?

Earthworms — they are the unsung heroes and unpaid employees on your farm. According to Frank Gibbs, one of the featured speakers at the National Strip-Tillage Conference held earlier this month in Peoria, Ill., worms are always working to enrich your soil.
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Not Afraid to Experiment with Cover Crops

Deciding on a suitable soil regeneration or maintenance strategy — especially in the summer rainfall regions of Africa — needs a great deal of thought and planning. No-Tiller J.P. Van Reenen tells about his experiences.
Deciding on a suitable soil regeneration or maintenance strategy — especially in the summer rainfall regions of Africa — needs a great deal of thought and planning. No-Tiller J.P. Van Reenen tells about his experiences.
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Healing Battered Fields, Pastures with Adaptive Grazing

Growers with livestock can improve soil health and increase forage production by moving animals more frequently, controlling field access and increasing recovery times for plants, says grazing consultant Allen Williams.
As Allen Williams sees it, the world’s “oldest watering system” is the symbiotic relationship between plants and the soil, which mediates 90% of plant function.
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Attend the Fall 2020 Virtual National Cover Crop Summit

Join the editors of Cover Crop Strategies and today's leading cover crop experts Nov. 17-18 for 2-days of productive online learning and networking during the third National Cover Crop Summit. This free-to-attend online event will deliver practical cover cropping ideas and advice to meet your specific needs.

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