Make Covers a Forage Option  for Better No-Till Profitability
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Make Covers a Forage Option for Better No-Till Profitability

With many regions of the U.S. low on forage, demand has driven forage prices up and it’s a good time to think about opportunities for raising cover crops for that purpose, says Scott Wohltman.

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