The study looked a pumpkin plots in Kansas, where the Halloween staple is frequently grown in rotation following soybeans, and are a staple of agritourism, according to the study published in the Soil Science Society of America Journal.
A synthesis of 89 studies across six continents has helped clarify which agricultural practices hold water when it comes to helping soils soak up precipitation — a factor critical to mitigating floods, outlasting drought, and stabilizing crop yields, according to the University of Nebraska.
Earlier this summer, many growers, suppliers and educators figured the lessons learned the hard way in 2017 and 2018 would dramatically reduce this year’s concerns about dicamba use on soybeans. Unfortunately, that hasn't proved to be the case.
In this video, the Armour, S.D., no-tiller Jordan Reimnitz talks about the practices he’s following to
build resilience in his soils, including cover crops, planting green and grazing, and the benefits
he’s experienced so far.
Scott Gonnerman no-tills corn, soybeans and small grains on his 250-acre Waco, Neb. operation. In this video, Gonnerman breaks down the benefits of water infiltration with no-till in addition to his cover crop and weed management strategies that enable him to cut costs on seeds.
When Matt Griggs decided to embark on no-till practices more than a decade ago he was already dealing with a degraded soil resource. More than 100 years of conventional tillage and a monoculture of cotton on his family’s rolling farm ground had caused erosion and stripped soils of organic matter.
Discover 2-days of cutting-edge ideas, techniques and strategies in Coralville, Iowa., July 28-29. Join the most innovative, forward-thinking minds in strip-till to raise your level of strip-till profitability, efficiency and efficacy.
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