This couple goes from canola field to bottle on their farm near Marion, Michigan.
Wrestling with doing field operations on soggy soils? These rubber tracks can help.
If no-till builds soil health, then converting CRP land that hasn’t been tilled for a decade should be ideal. Right? Well, yes and no. There are advantages, and there are challenges.
As no-till farmers since 2001, Mitch and Andy Hoenhause of Lisbon, North Dakota, never considered traditional cultivation when they began taking acres out of the CRP six years ago.
Farmers try new practices to manage risk.
Planting a cover crop early while adding fertilizer works for these North Dakota brothers.
Never heard of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? You’ll want to. Practices that help spawn AMF will improve your farm’s soil.
Rain simulator helps visualize how water flows off fields with different tillage types.
Minnesota farmer makes strip-till work on his continuous corn acres.