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[Video] Carbon Sequestration 101

Organic matter gives soil structure, allowing it to better drain and hold nutrients. Carbon left in the soil becomes a permanent part of the soil, which is released from the soil upon cultivation. Find out how to build soil organic matter and how to sequester more carbon in the soil in this video from Utah State University.
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[Podcast] Understanding Allelopathy with Cereal Rye When Planting Corn

Many growers avoid planting corn into fields where cereal rye has been seeded over fears that allelopathic issues from decomposing rye will stunt corn growth and ding yields. But Steve Groff believes allelopathy is often misdiagnosed and yellow corn could be related to other management issues.
Many growers avoid planting corn into fields where cereal rye has been seeded over fears that allelopathic issues from decomposing rye will stunt corn growth and ding yields. But Steve Groff believes allelopathy is often misdiagnosed and yellow corn could be related to other management issues. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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2019 National No-Tillage Conference

[Video] Making Your Cover Crops Pay Off — Every Day of the Year

Cover crops have the potential to do many things for no-tillers, one of the most important being improved nutrient cycling in no-tilled soils that can lead to input savings and a healthier bottom line. But many no-tillers are spending $25-$30 an acre on covers and still spending too much on fertilizer due to poor nutrient management, says David Brandt.
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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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Attend the 2022 National No-Tillage Conference

Join more than 40 top-notch no-tillers, agronomists, researchers and other no-till experts in Louisville, January 4-7, 2022, to discover innovative ideas that can help you get the most out of your no-till farming system. The 30th anniversary National No-Tillage Conference offers a mix of thought-provoking General Sessions, expert-led No-Till Classrooms and collaborative No-Till Roundtables. Plus, valuable pesticide recertification and Certified Crop Advisor credits are available to qualifying attendees.

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