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Working Together - Nutrient Reduction Practices and Tax Implications

A recent post by the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation shed some light on the tax implications of various water quality measures including those addressing nitrogen reduction. 925 more words

ILF Partner Seth Watkins hosts 3rd Grade Field Trip

On Wednesday of this week, we had the pleasure of traveling down to our friend Seth Watkins’ farm in southwest Iowa to help out with a special field trip. 670 more words

Cover crop workshop at Clemson in June


City Roots Farm
1005 Airport Blvd
Columbia, SC 29205

Wednesday, June 8th

8:45am – 3:30pm 171 more words


Cover crop cocktails & mixtures in your crop rotation

by Olivia Saunders, UNH Extension Field Specialist in Vegetable & Fruit Production, Carroll County.

As a grower, you likely already know the benefits of incorporating a cover crop into your rotation. 524 more words


A tale of two bed-cities, ptII

The second method I experimented with for soil improvement/weed suppression is cover cropping.

Method 2: Cover Cropping! Exclamation Point!

Cover cropping is a fancy way of saying: planting something in an area and then later digging it into the soil to improve it. 539 more words

The Back 40


One of the most important issues related to cover crops is termination. Cover crops are great – until they compete with cash crops for nutrients, water, sunlight, space, etc. 333 more words

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What Lies Beneath The Soil

This week NRCS State Agronomist Gordon Mikell dug a soil pit in Dillon as part of a cover crop field day at Carl Coleman’s farm.  Gordon’s aim was to create a visual for those in attendance to see what lies beneath the soil surface.   439 more words

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