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Planting Cool Season Cover Crops

Traditional horticultural technology that was so common in the orchards, that were likewise more common, was more practical than so much of what we do in our modern home gardens now. 379 more words


On-the-Ground Experience with Cover Crops

“What’s building organic matter worth to you?”

For Prairie City, IA farmer Gordon Wassenaar and tenant farmer Will Cannon, it’s worth using no-till and cover crops on every single one of their 1300 acres of cropland.  538 more words

Cooperative Extension 'Has it Covered'

Carl Majewski knew he wanted to work in agriculture ever since his high school career day.

“The high school guidance counselor actually arranged for me to meet with the Extension county agent at that time,” Majewski said. 696 more words

Cover Crops & Risk Management Field Days Set for Nov. 13 and Nov. 21

In addition to our cover crop field day series, be sure to attend one of the upcoming cover crops and risk management field days! … 183 more words

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Are You Interested in Cover Crops and Soil Health?

Pre-registration is ending next week for the Second National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, being held December 7-8 in Indianapolis, IN. The pre-registration… 257 more words


Conference on cover crops and soil health

Pre-registration is ending next week for the Second National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, being held December 7-8 in Indianapolis, IN.  The pre-registration  257 more words


Rye should I plant cover crops?

Today, the topic of cover-crops is everywhere, from popular no-till magazines to groups of very traditional farmers giving it a try because of its perks. We have been researching the use of Cereal Rye as a cover-crop on our farm for 4-5 years with a lot of positive results and positive aspects we enjoy from using this somewhat progressive system. 1,516 more words