On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, a group of no-tillers gather in southwestern Wis., to carry on Dave Brandt’s vision of a farmer-led learning center at the Sinsinawa Mound Center. Plus, Stockton, Ill., no-tiller Greg Thoren shares how he’s netting $195 more per acre than his peers who practice conventional tillage.
Also in the episode, assistant editor Mackane Vogel reports from the FIRA USA conference in Salinas, Calif., with a look at an innovative weeding system in action for the first time.
In the Cover Crop Connection segment, Tuscola County, Mich., no-stiller Jeff Schluckbier details how cover crops are paying off in his 7,500-acre operation, especially during heavy rainfall events. And the Video of the Week features sights and sounds from the Cedar Creek Farmers Fall Field Day, including cover cropping drones and a presentation on closing wheels.
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And that will wrap things up on this edition of Conservation Ag Update. Until next time, for more stories visit no-tillfarmer.com, striptillfarmer.com and covercropstrategies.com. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!