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Start Small with Carbon Contracts

Experts advise farmers considering carbon contracts to start with their worst, sandiest and lowest organic matter field because even if the carbon markets don't pay out, the field will show other benefits in crop yield and water management.


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[Podcast] Why Farming is More Complex Than Rocket Science with Jerry Hatfield

In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Jerry Hatfield, the retired director of the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, shares data indicating how strip-till increases soil organic matter, what’s an ideal water infiltration rate for soil, his advice on when you should get into carbon markets and more.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Terrasym by NewLeaf Symbiotics, Jerry Hatfield, the retired director of the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, shares data indicating how strip-till increases soil organic matter, what’s an ideal water infiltration rate for soil, his advice on when you should get into carbon markets and more.
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Spice Up Corn & Soybeans with Cover Crops

A Kansas grower shares how his family’s no-till operation has successfully combined cover crops with both corn and soybeans during the online National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2020 Edition.
Corn and soybeans are the two most common crops grown in the U.S. But many growers who raise those crops might not know how to break the corn and soy cycle to include cover crops.
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