Cover Crops, Nutrient Management, Soil Health
No-Till Newbie Reduces Erosion, Saves Trips Across the Field

No-Till Newbie Reduces Erosion, Saves Trips Across the Field

DALE STEVERMER of Easton, Minn., is soft-spoken but comports himself with confidence and pride. That shows on his 450-acre farm — everything is clean, tidy and each item in its place. 

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Getting More From Your Nitrogen Investment

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