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[Podcast] Why Cover Crop Acreage is Growing, and Important Rule Changes that May Reduce the Risk

In this episode of the <em>Cover Crop Strategies</em> podcast, we share a Q&A interview with senior editor John Dobberstein and Rob Myers, regional director of extension programs for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE).
In this episode of the Cover Crop Strategies podcast, we share a Q&A interview with senior editor John Dobberstein and Rob Myers, regional director of extension programs for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE).
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Census of Agriculture 2017

Census of Ag: Cover Crop Acres in U.S. Growing 8% Per Year

A preliminary analysis of data released from the 2017 Census of Agriculture shows cover crop acreage in the U.S. has grown by more than 8% per year since 2012 and major Corn Belt states such as Iowa, Illinois and Missouri appear to be leading the charge, according to an analysis by Rob Myers, regional director of extension programs for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE). In terms of growth rates, Iowa’s 156% increase in cover crop acres led the nation, with 973,112 acres seeded in 2017 vs. 379,614 in 2012, Illinois, Ohio, Nebraska and Missouri also led the way with increases of 100% or more, Myers says.
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2019 National Cover Crop Summit Speaker

A 360-Degree Perspective on How Cover Crops Affect Farm Profitability

The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
The regional director of extension programs for the USDA’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program to share results of the economical benefits of cover crop seeding at the 2019 National Cover Crop Summit.
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Attend the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Join the most innovative, forward-thinking strip-till farmers, agronomists and researchers today at the 7th annual National Strip-Tillage Conference in Omaha, Neb., August 6-7, 2020. Discover practical cover cropping techniques and hundreds of proven ideas to boost your strip-till yields and save on input costs.

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