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Evening Edition | Monday, October 31, 2022

In tonight's Evening Edition, read about cover crop planting, grain shipping out of Ukraine, and John Deere strip-tillage implements.

Cover Crops

Cover crops are more popular than previously known, according to a USDA survey.

Growers reported using cover crops on 40% of their cropland in 2021, suggesting a sizable increase from the 15.4 million acres of cover crops listed in the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

Find out what is driving this adoption in the article linked below.

Grain Ships from Ukraine

Ships carrying grain sailed from Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Moscow's suspension of its participation in a U.N. program to ensure the safety of such cargoes amid an unrelenting war.

Meanwhile on the 250th day of a war that has ground on since Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, Russian missiles rained down across the country.

Read on for the latest developments in the article below.

Strip-Tillage Implements

Editor Alex Gray reports on John Deere's new ST series of strip-tillage implements.

They enable farmers to apply nutrients and till the field in a single pass.

Learn about the advantages of strip-till and the details of the new models.

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