Cover Crops Have Universally Positive Effect on Soil Microbiome – Study Feb 28, 2020

🕔Feb 28, 2020
Only a fraction of conventional row crop farmers grow cover crops after harvest, but a new global analysis from the University of Illinois shows the practice can boost soil microbial […]

Michigan: Cover Crops – Variety Matters Feb 27, 2020

🕔Feb 27, 2020
Rising interest in using cover crops to protect and improve soil in row crop, livestock, vegetable and fruit production systems has led to an explosion in seed availability. It can […]

Soil Health Practices Increase Farm Profitability – 4 Studies Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Today, American Farmland Trust, the organization behind the national movement No Farms No Food, is releasing four new “Accelerating Soil Health” case studies, adding to four studies released in July 2019, to assist farmers who are curious about soil […]

Louisiana: Soil Workshop, Field Day, St. Joseph, Feb. 26 Feb 6, 2020

🕔Feb 6, 2020
The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will host a soil health workshop and cover crop field day Feb. 26 in St. Joseph. Registration will begin 8:30 a.m. followed by the […]

Michigan: Cover Crops and Nitrogen Cycling – What Is My Final Goal? Feb 6, 2020

🕔Feb 6, 2020
When it comes to the relationship between cover crops and nitrogen, there are two types of cover crops. Those that can fix nitrogen from the atmosphere, and those that can […]

Nebraska: No-Till Systems Can Benefit from Strategic Tillage Jan 31, 2020

🕔Jan 31, 2020
Occasional tillage (OT) of long-term no-till (also called one-time or strategic tillage) might be desired once in more than 5 or 10 years according to need for integrated weed management, […]

Arkansas Cotton: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Production, McGehee, Feb. 25 Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
Better cotton starts with better soil. Growers can learn how to improve what’s underfoot at a joint meeting with Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton and the Arkansas Soil Health Alliance […]

Kansas: Dryland Soil Health Network Meeting, Hays, Feb. 18 Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
There’s no teacher like experience, and like any profession, farmers learn from their own experiences plus those of fellow growers and researchers. With that in mind, K-State Research and Extension […]

New Land Lease? How to Incorporate Conservation Practices. Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
Farming rented ground is a reality for most Minnesota producers. When there’s interest in implementing conservation practices on rented ground, renters and owners will need to come to an agreement. […]

Iowa: Soil Fertility Workshops Offered Through March Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
This winter we will be hosting several soil fertility workshops around the state to help farmers better understand how to interpret soil test results and make soil fertility recommendations. Join […]

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