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Cover Crops Strategies Podcast

[Podcast] Wider Rows Leaves Space for Cover Crops

In this week’s podcast, retired John Deere engineer and farm consultant Bob Recker provides insight on ways to boost soil health without taking fields out of production.
In this week’s podcast, retired John Deere engineer and farm consultant Bob Recker provides insight on ways to boost soil health without taking fields out of production.
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[Podcast] Make More Green with Covers by Planting Green

In this week's podcast, fifth generation farmer Rick Clark from Indiana shares tips on planting green, a practice he's been using for the past 8 years.
In this week's podcast, fifth generation farmer Rick Clark from Indiana shares tips on planting green, a practice he's been using for the past 8 years.
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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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[Podcast] Untreated Seed Can Reduce Pest Pressure

Many growers use treated seed to kill pests, but Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff says there are valid reasons to consider planting untreated cover crop seed. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Many growers use treated seed to kill pests, but Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff says there are valid reasons to consider planting untreated seed. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Around the Globe

Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff shares insights on how growers use cover crops to retain moisture in the soil in Australia, managing soil erosion in Tasmania, observations on soil types and structure in France, and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff shares insights on how growers use cover crops to retain moisture in the soil in Australia, managing soil erosion in Tasmania, observations on soil types and structure in France, and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Cash Crops and Cover Crops: Making It Work

Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains why growing two different species of crops—one cash crop and one cover crop--can be beneficial to your bottom line. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains why growing two different species of crops—one cash crop and one cover crop--can be beneficial to your bottom line. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Cover Crops Can Work Anywhere

Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains how to discuss with skeptical growers on why they should use covers, how to manage a controversial discussion, how economics fit into the conversation and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff explains how to discuss with skeptical growers on why they should use covers, how to manage a controversial discussion, how economics fit into the conversation and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Negotiating a Lease with Cover Crops

Negotiating with a landlord can be one of the most stressful conversations for a farmer, particularly if the landlord doesn’t show any interest or pushes back against the idea of using cover crops. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
Negotiating with a landlord can be one of the most stressful conversations for a farmer, particularly if the landlord doesn’t show any interest or pushes back against the idea of using cover crops. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Tips for Making Cover Crops Work in Northern Climates

If you have always wanted to try cover crops, but live in an area with a short growing season, this podcast is for you! There are many variables involved when planting cover crops in a short growing season, according to Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
If you have always wanted to try cover crops, but live in an area with a short growing season, this podcast is for you! There are many variables involved when planting cover crops in a short growing season, according to Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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[Podcast] Cover Crops and Forage: A Win-Win

Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff welcomes guest speaker Monte Bottens, a California crop consultant, in this week’s podcast to discuss how to choose the best cover crop mixes for grazing, how to scale regenerative agriculture, how cash cropping can mesh with grazing livestock, and more.
Using cover crops as forage for livestock is a profitable and effective way to make cover crops a win-win situation. Pennsylvania cover crop expert Steve Groff welcomes guest speaker Monte Bottens, a California crop consultant, in this week’s podcast to discuss how to choose the best cover crop mixes for grazing, how to scale regenerative agriculture, how cash cropping can mesh with grazing livestock, and more. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)
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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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