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Nebraska Growers See Growing Opportunities with Cover Crops By: 02/25/2015 @ 11:39am

There are so many opportunities that cover crops present to farmers, Ben Steffen wonders if they might pave the way for helping young people return to the farm. Steffen, who farms near Burr, Nebraska, has…

Terminating Cover Crops By: 02/16/2015 @ 10:06am

By: Kacey BirchmierWhen it comes to cover crops, priorities are set around seeding methods and potential benefits. However, equal thought should go into their termination. Improperly terminating a cover crop…

Video: Can this field be fixed? 50% Low Residue Crops By: 02/05/2015 @ 3:46pm

// Can this field be fixed? 50% Low Residue Crops - Jason Miller, NRCS conservation agronomist, points out a rotation that is in a rotation that consists of 50% in a low-residue crop rotation. var…

5 Questions to Ask About Cover Crops By: 01/06/2015 @ 10:52am

Cover crop decisions can be initially overwhelming. “Details – especially timing – are critical,” says Dan Towery, president of Ag Conservation Solutions and Soil and Water Conservation Society.Here…

Clean Up the Water with Cover Crops By: 11/19/2014 @ 11:12am

Tipton Creek and the Southfork Watershed have been landmarks of his landscape since Al Kadolph grew up on this Hubbard, Iowa, farm. “Grandpa gave me a start in full-time farming by renting me his farm in…

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