Lifelong farmer Steve Groff (www.stevegroff.com) is the founder of Cover Crop Coaching, which educates farmers and farm advisors about effective cover crop use. He also does international regenerative agriculture consulting and is the author of The Future-Proof Farm. He has conducted well over 150 webinars and online training sessions, and has consulted for private companies, as well as for the USDA and several universities.
Choosing vigorous genetics and the correct cover crops, adjusting planting equipment and ironing out weed control options are all challenges with successfully using cover crops and no-till with hemp. Holtwood, Penn., no-tiller Steve Groff shares his top 5 tips about how to successfully get both CBD and fiber-type hemp out of the ground while using cover crops and no-till.
Grocery shoppers who feel that buying organic is the be-all and end-all for sustainability are missing a bigger picture, according to guest blogger Steve Groff. Any kind of growing method involves a degree of compromise, including organic agriculture. To produce food at a price that people can afford, farmers often must decide what will do the least harm as they await better innovations.
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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