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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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[Podcast] Getting a Strip-Till System Established: How, When & Why

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Northfield, Minn., strip-tiller David Legvold to learn about how he got started in strip-till and some of the early lessons learned transitioning into the practice, along with some of the lasting impressions he’s made on the strip-till community at large.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by Northfield, Minn., strip-tiller David Legvold to learn about how he got started in strip-till and some of the early lessons learned transitioning into the practice, along with some of the lasting impressions he’s made on the strip-till community at large.
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Cautions & Considerations for Experimenting with 60-Inch Row Corn

[Podcast] Cautions & Considerations for Experimenting with 60-Inch Row Corn

In this episode of the <em>Strip-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by researcher Bob Recker shares how turning off every other row on your planter and doubling per row populations can create an accommodating environment for corn and cover crops.
In this episode of the Strip-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Topcon Agriculture, we're joined by researcher Bob Recker shares how turning off every other row on your planter and doubling per row populations can create an accommodating environment for corn and cover crops.
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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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