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Managing Cover Crops

As fall harvest progresses, farmers are looking ahead to next year’s crop. Farmers utilizing no-till and/or cover crops may need to make different management decisions than conventional tillage farmers. Read more in this article from Ohio's Country Journal.
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[Video] The Business of Cover Crops

Cover crops now are grown on 4% of Iowa acres. How can farmers balance the environmental factors of cover crops with the economics? Find out what the benefits of cover crops are to your farm business in this video from Iowa Learning Farms.
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Soil Health Practices Helping Chesapeake Bay Farmers

As he has dozens of times since stumbling into the benefits of cover cropping and no-till farming nearly 50 years ago, Pennsylvania farmer Leroy Bupp set up his props for a talk on soil health at a large Chesapeake Bay conference. There were goofy moments, like calling out volunteers from the audience to replicate how worms breed. Read more in this article from the Chesapeake Bay Journal (Seven Valleys, PA).
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[Podcast] A Sensible Approach to Cover Cropping in Strip-Till

This week we welcome strip-tiller Mike Verdonck to share how he adopted a constant cover cropping system to accelerate soil recovery after harvesting cash crops as well as some of the soil rehabilitative benefits of combining cover crops and strip-till.
This week we welcome strip-tiller Mike Verdonck to share how he adopted a constant cover cropping system to accelerate soil recovery after harvesting cash crops as well as some of the soil rehabilitative benefits of combining cover crops and strip-till.
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No-Till Innovators

Setting the Pace for Continued No-Till Growth

The 21st Class of No-Till Innovators is being honored for their efforts to promote the adoption of no-till and soil health principles.
Three individuals and one organization are being recognized as the 21st Class of No-Till Innovators for leading the adoption and advancement of no-till at the 25th annual National No-Tillage Conference.
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Join top no-tillers, agronomists and researchers for 3 days of unrivaled learning and networking!

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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