Articles Tagged with ''intercropping''

[Podcast] Maximizing Sunlight and Carbon with Intercropping

In this episode of the <em>No-Till Farmer</em> podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.
In this episode of the No-Till Farmer podcast, brought to you by Yetter Mfg., we caught up with Gaston, Indiana, no-tiller Jason Mauck by phone and he shared some details about how his ever-evolving Constant Canopy system works and some of the experiments he’s been implementing to utilize the abundant manure generated by the 12,000 hogs in his operation.
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10 Tips for Separating Intercrops

Manitoba producer Nick Boundy offered the following tips about separating intercrops at an intercropping workshop in Brandon, Manitoba. Boundy grows 1,000 acres of organic and 3,600 acres of conventional grain, including intercrops, at his farm near Boissevain, where he also operates a custom seed cleaning business.
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Systems Approach Makes Canadian No-Till Farm More Resilient

Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
Derek and Tannis Axten use a low-disturbance, high-diversity no-till system to keep tabs on their soil health ‘bank balance’ and improve their farm ground in Saskatchewan.
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Filling the Intercropping Info Gap

Intercropping formula promises food security in Sahel Africa
Sometimes, growing two crops simultaneously on the same piece of land — called intercropping — can benefit farmers. But it needs careful planning and resource management.
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Twin Rows, Covers and Chicken Litter Complete an Evolving No-Till System

The Kutzes have continually tweaked their equipment and practices to achieve a level of production they didn’t think was possible.
About 10 years ago, Dennis and John Kutz needed to trade planters and decided it was time to try something new. So the Fort Atkinson, Wis., father-and-son operation purchased a 12-row Great Plains planter and gave 30-inch twin rows a try.
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