No-Till, Cover Crops Pay Dividends on Dairy Farm
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No-Till, Cover Crops Pay Dividends on Dairy Farm

Fourth generation farmer Derek Van De Hey and his family may not become millionaires overnight, but over the long haul they expect their switch to a 100% no-till, cover crop system will save them nearly that amount, or possibly more.

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  • [Podcast] The Future of No-Till and Cover Crops with New NRCS Chief, Matthew Lohr

    In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, Lessiter Media president Mike Lessiter sits down for an exclusive one-on-one talk with the newly appointed 16th chief of the NRCS, Matthew Lohr.
  • Alfalfa Winter Survival — A Complicated Subject

    Several factors play into the winter survival of alfalfa, including soil moisture, soil temperature, stand age, soil fertility and fall stubble. Find out how these factors interact and how to assess whether or not your stand is still viable.
  • Recent NNTC Speaker to Be Featured on History Channel Series About Farming

    A recent speaker at the National No-Tillage Conference will be featured in a new television series on the History channel that will offer an authentic look at the hardship, dedication and personal triumphs of America’s farmers.
  • Flooding and Stored Grain

    The rapid snowmelt in Spring 2019 has caused instances of stored grain being inundated with floodwater, which can bring in many hazards and create very rapid grain spoilage. Here are some things to consider if your grain operation is at risk for flooding.
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The Future of No-Till and Cover Crops with New NRCS Chief, Matthew Lohr

In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Manufacturing, Lessiter Media president Mike Lessiter sits down for an exclusive one-on-one talk with the newly appointed 16th chief of the NRCS, Matthew Lohr.

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Understanding Soil Health — Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

What is “soil health?” Ask 10 people this question, and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. 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 in this free No-Till Farmer webinar sponsored by AgroLiquid.

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