Precise Nutrient, Cover Crop Use Cleans Up Chesapeake
Cover Crops, Nutrient Management

Precise Nutrient, Cover Crop Use Cleans Up Chesapeake

Although Trey Hill has been farming around 10,000 acres in Rock Hall, Md., his whole life, he’s quick to mention that he’s more a student than a teacher. It’s this instinct that leads him to perpetually tweak his nitrogen (N) management and cover-crop program, forever in search of more conservative and efficient techniques for the fourth generation family-run Harborview Farms.

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