More than likely, the reason you are reading this blog is because you are interested in what our farm produces. Although we are both a dairy and grain farm, the main focus of this blog and our Facebook fan page is on our dairy cows. 622 more words
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The Midwest Cover Crops Council’s goal is to have farmers adopt the use of cover crops across the region.
A team from the council is conducting surveys of North Central Region soybean growers and CCAs/Agronomists to learn more about the use and challenges of including cover crops before and after soybeans from a farmer’s perspective. 181 more words
In a recent Iowa Farmer Today article, Iowa State University Associate Dean for Extension John Lawrence was interviewed by Jeff DeYoung. Lawrence is also the director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, housed at ISU. 156 more words
The American Society of Agronomy is hosting cover crop webinars each Tuesday in March. Each webinar focuses on a specific cover crop topics including: improving soil health, combining cover crops and livestock, matching the right cover crops to your goals, and cover crop termination. 577 more words
The first National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil health took place in Omaha, Nebraska February 17-19th. The conference invited over 300 agricultural innovators and researchers to discuss ways of improving soil health and make U.S. 252 more words