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Cold Doesn't Always Kill Covers Over the Winter

By definition, cover crops are planted to protect the soil and contribute to improved soil health. However, often these annual forages are also grazed or harvested as livestock feed in the spring or early summer in an effort to make them more cost effective. Read more in this story from Hay & Forage Grower.
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[Podcast] Improving Soil Health In Vegetable Production With Cover Crops

Using cover crops is a way to protect the soil and mitigate soil loss, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, and that includes in vegetable production. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Using cover crops is a way to protect the soil and mitigate soil loss, says Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff, and that includes in vegetable production. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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Cover Crops Can Be the Answer

Producers select a crop based on various components unique to their own operation. While each cover crop can offer a multitude of benefits, Miranda Meehan, extension livestock environmental stewardship specialist at North Dakota State University, urges ranchers to look at the big picture. Read more in this article from Tri-State Livestock News.
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Attend the 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference

Discover cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies from the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy. The 2021 National Strip-Tillage Conference, Aug. 5-6, in Omaha, Neb., offers a mix of thought-provoking general sessions featuring top experts; profit-boosting Strip-Till Classrooms led by strip-till authorities, and interactive farmer-to-farmer Strip-Till Roundtables.

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