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Purdue Ag Economy Barometer Finds That Most Growers Still New to Using Cover Crops

Out of 400 large-acreage growers surveyed, 41% are currently seeding covers on their operations.
The practice of using cover crops still has plenty of room for growth, according to the results of the August Purdue Ag Economy Barometer. Forty-one percent of growers with production of more than $500,000 annually said they are currently using cover crops, while 65% of growers responded that they had either used cover crops in the past or were currently using covers.
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2021 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

Never Stop Learning at the Fall Cover Crop Summit

Experienced growers who use cover crops and industry experts to share their insights on a variety of topics at the National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2021 Edition, Nov. 16-17.
This free, 2-day virtual event on Nov. 16-17 will feature 8 sessions sharing ideas, tips and information from crop industry experts and growers who have experience using cover crops to maximize economic and soil-health building benefits.
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Strip-Till Standpoint

Maintaining Soil Productivity with Strip-Till

In the grand scheme of things, many people say climate change is the most critical issue facing mankind. But to me, the most important challenge is not just maintaining, but improving the productivity of the soil. 


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2021 National Cover Crop Summit

Announcing Third Annual National Cover Crop Summit Speakers

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about cover crop establishment, using covers as forage for livestock, how high residue cover crops can reverse soil issues like compaction, and more during the virtual summit, to be held March 17-18, 2021.
This free, two-day virtual event is the third annual National Cover Crop Summit, and promises to be the best one yet, with an outstanding speaker line up and intriguing topics.
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National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2020 Edition

Integrating Livestock with a Cover Crop System

A Kansas grower and livestock producer shares how using graze cropping with livestock has helped accelerated soil health benefits during the online National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2020 Edition.
Adding livestock to a cover crop system is considered the last step in bringing cover crops full circle in an operation. One Kansas grower and livestock producer shares insights from 35-plus years of no-till, 23 years of cover cropping and using livestock to increase his soil’s health and productivity while significantly reducing input costs.
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2020 National Cover Crop Summit: Fall Edition

Improving Soil Health Through Diverse Crop Rotations Including Covers

Cronin Farms agronomy manager, Dan Forgey, discusses integrating cover crops into crop rotations during the online National Cover Crop Summit: Fall 2020 Edition.
Diversifying crop rotations can offer significant positive results, improving soil health and boosting biological activity and nutrient cycling. Cronin Farms, a no-till operation based near Gettysburg, S.D., has crop rotations down to a science, including forages and cover crops.
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New VitTellus Bio Soil Health Test Available

A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. announced today the launch of VitTellus Bio, a new soil health test for the agriculture industry that quantifies soil microbial populations which support improved soil health and greater crop productivity.
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[Podcast] Connecting the Conservation Tillage Dots: From Reducing Compaction to Smoking Soil

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we get some expert insight into how strip-tillers can protect their soil health by limiting equipment traffic and promoting biological activity underneath the surface.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Agrisolutions, we get some expert insight into how strip-tillers can protect their soil health by limiting equipment traffic and promoting biological activity underneath the surface.
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Supporting the Systematic Approach to Strip-Till

Marrying the machinery with the practice of strip-till requires a understanding of the underlying principles, such as soil health benefits, precision farming integration and setting realistic goals — all areas Youngblut Ag owner, Pete Youngblut will offer experience-based advice on at the 2020 National Strip-Tillage Conference.
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[Webinar] Understanding Soil Health – Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

3/13/19
In this webinar, sponsored by AgroLiquid, Dr. Zouheir Massri will help you understand soil health as its related to soil functionality and where we need to go to take soil health to the next level. Read More

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