Take a tour of an Iowa farm converted from row crops into wetlands.
Grass waterways are an important part of a soil conservation plan. You have to maintain them, so they continue carrying runoff water from a field .
The uptick in conservation funding and practices comes from the driving force to improve water quality throughout the Midwest.
Making a lake in the middle of a field not only creates a wildlife habitat, but it also provides a place for families to hunt, fish, and ski.
Ground rental for solar can bring $800 to $1,500 per acre annually for the duration of the lease.
Cover crops and salt-tolerant crops can help manage sodic and saline soils.
Your soil is alive. What is it trying to tell you?
The good news is that the Minnesota infestations have been found early.
Every farmer knows that good soil produces good crops. Putting a dollar value on soil health is easier said than done.