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Sheep & Cowpeas at ARTfarm

Over the sleepy summer and fall break, we grew some cover crops in the gardens at ARTfarm to help improve the soil for next year’s crops. 145 more words


Friday Photos: Cover Crops Thriving!

ILF staff visited the Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm in Southwest Iowa earlier today, and we were pleased to find some good growth in our recently-seeded cover crop plots.   186 more words

See new photos

See new cover crop photos!

Go to:  Projects

Then go to:  Cover Crops

You’re nearly there.  Now go to:  1. HB223 Grant

There you will find photos from 5 local producers.

McCone Conservation District

Cover Crops Field Guide has been updated

Farmers interested in planting cover crops to improve soil health now have an updated and expanded resource in the second edition of the Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide… 333 more words

Cover Crops & Soil Organic Matter Survey

Research & Extension staff from the Universities of Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire are working together to create a set of programs focusing on using cover crops and organic matter amendments to build soil organic matter, and would like your input to help guide the project. 42 more words


Several soil (and water) stories to survey

This week’s inbox was ripe with stories about soil health and water quality. Is it just me or does there seem to be more articles about these topics in the forefront of the news over the last few months? 106 more words

Changing Seasons

Fall has arrived at the farm! The changing of the seasons has many different impacts on the farm and on us, the farmers.

Last week, we had our first surface frost. 403 more words