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Georgia Farmer Barry Martin Shares His Perspective on Cover Crops

Barry Martin is a Hawkinsville, Ga., farmer who plants peanuts, cotton, corn, soybeans, wheat and grain sorghum, and uses strip till. He plants a cover crop in large part to control weeds, such as the herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth. 17 more words

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Corn Planting During Dog Days Of Summer

While the dog days of summer brings laziness, there is one crop that must go in during mid to late July, i.e. corn.  The goal is to plant just before the monsoon season starts. 461 more words

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Upcoming Field Days

If your summer has gotten away from you and you haven’t had a chance to connect with us at a field day, there’s still a few more opportunities¬†– … 255 more words

Organic Farming

Cover Crops and Cattle In Holistic Harmony Pt. 2

I had the absolute pleasure of connecting with Nate Belcher a little over a year ago and Del Ficke shortly after at a Healthy Farms conference. 1,160 more words

Farm To Table

Cover Crops and Cattle In Holistic Harmony Pt. 1

I had the absolute pleasure of connecting with Nate Belcher a little over a year ago and Del Ficke shortly after at a Healthy Farms conference. 1,240 more words

Sustainable Food

SARE Cover Crops Innovators Series

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) has funded the development of a series of videos featuring 23 farmers around the country discussing their use of cover crops and the benefits they’ve seen. 39 more words

Cover Crops

Have I Mentioned It's Hot?

Today Jane and Dani showed up at 8:00 am to weed the gardens and it was steamy even by then. It has only been dropping into the mid and upper seventies overnight, so you can get some idea of the heat during the day. 427 more words

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